Kefir 101

Kefir 101

You may have heard about kefir and even seen it in the supermarket, but what is this food and how can hit benefit you? You may be surprised to find how beneficial this fermented food is. Kefir is similar to yogurt in that it’s a fermented dairy product. However,...
Digestive Enzymes and Gut Health

Digestive Enzymes and Gut Health

Your body is designed to digest the food you eat; it creates hydrochloric acid along with various enzymes for just that purpose. So why might you consider taking them as a supplement? Well if you seem to get gas no matter you eat, or you often suffer from heartburn or...
Tips for Making Kombucha Tea

Tips for Making Kombucha Tea

Kombucha tea has been around for about 2,000 years now. Chinese people refer to it as “the Immortal Health Elixir” because of the many health benefits it offers. Kombucha is made from sweetened tea; only it is fermented by a colony of bacteria and yeast....
6 Fermentation Myths Busted

6 Fermentation Myths Busted

Fermented foods can help to improve your health and wellness. But there’s a lot of misinformation about these probiotic foods. Read on to learn the truth behind some of the myths and misconceptions. Myth #1: Bacteria are bad for you While it’s true that...
Probiotics Are Pro-Health

Probiotics Are Pro-Health

You’ve probably been prescribed antibiotics throughout your life to fight infections. And you’ve definitely seen antibacterial soaps and detergents. That must mean all bacteria are bad, right? The truth is that many bacteria are actually very good for the...