Do fermented foods contain probiotics?

Most people consider kimchi, sauerkraut, kombucha, natto, miso, and other fermented foods synonymous with probiotics. The association is quite natural: Probiotics are live microbes that produce health benefits; fermented foods have live microbes and deliver health benefits; therefore, live microbes in fermented foods must be probiotics.   This logic is tempting to accept. It sounds right. […]