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All About Kombucha
Kombucha is fermented tea with loads of healthy qualities
Kombucha tea is considered by many to be a superfood, an elixir that’s been consumed for thousands of years and is experiencing a resurgence now as it becomes more and more commercially available. Some of the healthy qualities it possesses:
- Contains living bacteria and yeast – this is a good thing 🙂
- Makes a great replacement for sugary sodas or coffee
- Acts as a snack or pre-meal hunger control
- Alkalizes like vinegar or lemon juice – balances internal pH
- Compounds in the drink may bond to and help excrete toxins from the liver – happy liver = happy mood
- May speed metabolism
- The acids present improve digestion or alleviate constipation
- Relieve headaches & migraines
- Antioxidants & polyphenols from the tea are partially fermented and so more bioavailable
- Kills h.pylori on contact
- Certain acids present are considered candida-cides
Which is good, because I’m kind of addicted
What We Talk About:
- What is kombucha anyway??
- Is kombucha harmful if you’re suffering from Candida?
- Why some people bloat up after having kombucha
- How hard is it to make at home?
- Why home brew beats store-bought
- What are some of the reasons we might incorporate kombucha into our diet?
- Hannah’s “ONE HABIT” to try for a week: Pick up some kombucha at the store – try a few flavors
- Hannah’s RESOURCE that she recommends: the Food Renegade blog
- Hannah’s best posts on:
- Get the book! The Big Book of Kombucha: Brewing, Flavoring, and Enjoying the Health Benefits of Fermented Tea available for presale on Amazon
Let me know if you try it! Love it? Hate it?
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