Five Element Analysis
Fermented things are sour so they belong to the Wood Element. The Chili Powder adds the Fire Element. The Napa Cabbage and carrots, if you use them, bring in the Earth Element. The Daikon radish, the green onions, garlic and ginger add the Metal Element and the Salt and Fish Sauce contribute the Water Element Guess what? This is a pretty balanced food all by itself! And, it is so good for your digestion and protective for your immune system, you should add it to your diet for health reasons alone!