I am looking for the best quality natto starter, does anyone have a clue what website sells them? I imagine a good quality starter would last indefinitely and never stop repopulating just like the difference between good quality milk kefir... (more)
FYI: To avoid any paleo die-hards from nagging me on the beans not being paleo subject, fermentation breaks down anti-nutrients into available nutrients. So I was watching a video of Dr. Mercola interviewing the wild fermentation specialist... (more)
I know the name of the strain of bacterial used to ferment natto, the Japanese soybean dish full of vitamin k2, is Bacillus Natto. I can find cultures of it available online. However I would like to use it to ferment another type of food than... (more)
Well I want to try natto (partly because I could not get my Vitamin K2 supplement shipped to canada due to some laws)(I also eat conventional fats so I wont be getting enough k2 there), so where do I get it? Is natto found in regular Asian grocery... (more)
I live in Japan, where the food's a little different, and I've devised a typical day's paleo menu I think I can afford. Will it make me healthy? What is lacking? What is redundant? 6 jumbo eggs 2.5 cups of coconut milk 4 ounces of Spam 50 grams... (more)
After reading about natto, I expected it to be a horrendous food that I'd be able to choke down once a week at best, but I had some earlier and found it to be completely inoffensive. I'm now thinking about eating it every day, but I wonder if it... (more)
The recommended supplemental dosage of PQQ is 10-20 mg a day. You would have to eat 350-700 pounds of natto a day to reach that level of PQQ intake. (Source.) How is such radically unnatural intake of this vitamin justifiable? (more)
According to research done by the Institute of Common Sense, it was discovered that in 99.9% of cases, excess is bad.
So I finally found a store that carries Natto...and I found it to be incredibly boring. Sorry to those who love it, but compared to sour cream, kombucha, or sauerkraut I'm trying to figure out if I need to spice it up some how. Any suggestions? (more)
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