Tag Archives: Kombucha

What is kombucha and how do the health claims stack up?

Kombucha is made from either a green or black tea base, with some interesting additions. Matt Hoffman The drink kombucha was previously only popular in hipster cafes, but is now vying for space on the supermarket shelves. Many claims are made about the health benefits of drinking kombucha, but what does the science say? For those of you who haven’t tried Read More

Move Over Kombucha and Miso: Make Way for Kefir, The Fermented Milk

  Reams have been written about the goodness of fermented foods and their benefits for human health. What makes these items ‘good for you’ is the presence of gut-friendly bacteria that befriends the gut microbiome in a way that it facilitates rock-solid digestion and an enhanced immune system. “Fermented foods are highly nutritious and easier to digest owing to the Read More