by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Ancient sailors took advantage of this superfood and brought casks of sauerkraut along with them on long voyages to stave off scurvy, the debilitating disease of vitamin C deficiency that was one of the main hazards of the profession. Shipboard records show that this condition was nearly absent on ships that carried sauerkraut.
You can get the nutritional and immune-boosting benefits of sauerkraut by buying it from the refrigerated section of your grocery store (pasteurization kills the probiotics) or simply by making it yourself. There are some great videos that show this process on TV.naturalnews.com, including:
How to Make Sauerkraut (homemade sauerkraut)
How to Make Cultured Vegetables with Donna Gates
How to make Sauerkraut