Kimchi contains lots of whole vegetables, such as green onions, cabbages, and radishes. These types of vegetables contain prebiotic fibers that feed our good gut bacteria and keep our gastrointestinal system working properly. Traditional kimchi made with cabbage has 2.6 grams of fiber per 1 cup serving.
Kimchi offers more than just fiber for digestive health!
Kimchi is well known for its probiotics and lactic acid bacteria. These do not just elevate its taste profile, but also play an important role in healthy digestion and gut flora. A well-balanced ecosystem in our guts can lead to many aspects of better health, including The fermentation process also releases nutrients like calcium, iron, thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2) -niacin (B3), magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, and vitamins B6,
Which type of kimchi has the most fiber?
That would be white kimchi. A single serving contains around 2 grams of fiber.
You can make your own fibrous kimchi variation by including fiber-rich vegetal ingredients in kimchi recipes. These vegetables contain a lot of fiber:
|Vegetable||Fiber per 100g||Commonly used in kimchi?||Authentic Korean ingredient?||Do recipes with this ingredient exist?|
|Acorn Squash||4g||Yes||Yes||Yes (Hobakkimchi)|
|Butternut Squash||3g||Yes||Yes||Yes (Hobakkimchi)|