Kombucha Kits: Top 5, Costs & Features

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While kombucha has been around for centuries, the drink has been widely popularized in the 1990s. Since then, the industry has only grown and consumers’ passion for the drink has led to many choosing to homebrew.  Kombucha kits are a set of equipment and ingredients sold together that make home brewing and production of kombucha … Read more

Why Is Kefir Fizzy?

why is kefir fizzy

The fizziness is one of my favorite things about kefir. But when first starting out fermenting milk you might think you have done it wrong. Don’t worry, fizzy kefir is completely normal but why is kefir fizzy? When kefir grains are added to milk the microorganisms in the kefir grains start digesting the lactose in … Read more

Kombucha Scoby: Uses, Benefits & Probiotics

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Thanks to its tangy taste and benefits, we are all familiar with what kombucha is… but scoby? Believe it or not, this is not a botched attempt at referencing the 1969 television masterpiece ‘Scooby-Doo.’ SCOBY is an acronym that stands for ‘symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast.’ It’s a key ingredient for fermented beverages like … Read more

Kombucha Tea: Benefits, Side Effects & Recipe

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Kombucha is one of many health fads that has taken the world by storm. People everywhere are raving about the outstanding benefits derived from consuming this medley of bacteria, yeast, sugar, and black (or green) tea. But too few understand its historical origins and proven health advantages and risks. Kombucha was introduced in ancient Northeast … Read more

Are Probiotics FSA Eligible?

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Over the past years, probiotics have gained more and more recognition in alleviating a wide range of grievances and symptoms related to auto-immune and inflammatory diseases. A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) lets you save money on taxes in order to buy medications and feminine care products. But what about probiotics? Are they FSA eligible? Probiotics … Read more