Inflammation. It's a dirty word in today's health and wellness world and with good reason; it's been linked to nearly all degenerative diseases including Alzheimer's, cancer, autoimmune disease, and more.
Trying to unravel the causes of PCOS is like trying to find the start of a mobius strip, with conditions and symptoms continuously looping back on themselves. It’s a “chicken or egg” scenario, but in this case you start to wonder if maybe it was actually the chicken coop that came first. Or that bag of chicken feed. Or perhaps even the friendly farmer down the road who first put it into your head that owning chickens would be your jam.
I don't remember what first triggered me to make my own sauerkraut. I didn't even eat the stuff at the time, and it was years before I was level 19 concerned with gut health. But whatever the source of the fermentation inspiration, I was going to make this thing happen.