Fermented foods provide many health benefits like anti-oxidant, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and anti-atherosclerotic activity. Sauerkraut is an anti-inflammatory food that can be traced back to the 4th century BC. It is finely cut raw cabbage fermented by various lactic acid bacteria. Kimchi, a part of staple Korean cuisine, is salted and fermented vegetables that typically includes chili powder and other seasonings. Eating either of these fermented dishes have been known to relieve gut inflammation as it creates probiotics, the bacteria beneficial to your gut. Sauerkraut is very low in calories while being high in vitamins.