Entries by Rose Kumar M.D.

Fermented Foods

Fermented foods are foods where bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food through a process of lacto-fermentation creating lactic acid and making food more digestible and its nutrients easier to absorb.  These foods have been eaten for centuries throughout the world.  Foods such as sauerkraut in Germany and kimchi in Korea are […]

Print Kanji Use this as a tasty side dish or add some to your salad. You can drink a 1/2 cup daily as a refreshing fermented, probiotic drink. Prep Time 15 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Servings 12 Ingredients 1 T black mustard seeds 4-5 carrots, julienned or cut into strips 1 large beet, julienned […]

Threads In A Tapestry

I returned from India a week ago after the ‘trip of a lifetime’.  I immigrated with my family to the United States 40 years ago and had been back home only once, in 1998.  This 2017 trip was extra special and carried with it a sacred intention – to realign who I am with my […]

Threads In A Tapestry

I returned from India a week ago after the ‘trip of a lifetime’. I immigrated with my family to the United States 40 years ago and have been back home only once, in 1998. This trip was extra special and carried with it a sacred intention — to realign who I am with my roots […]