The Nutrition Edit: Probiotic Drinks

Today’s blog is all about two powerhouse probiotic drinks: Kombucha and Kefir.

KOMBUCHA

Kombucha seems to have taken the world by storm in the last couple of years, appearing in all the trendy cafes and even cropping up in supermarkets. But why? Other than pure deliciousness, what are the actually health benefits of this probiotic drink?

Dating back over 2,000 years to traditional asian cultures, Kombucha is a fermented tea that boasts a whole lot of benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Improving digestion
  • Cleansing and detoxification
  • Immune Boosting
  • Increasing Energy

 

Try our Kombucha Party Punch to see for yourself what all the fuss is about.

 

KEFIR 

Traditionally, Kefir is a fermented dairy milk made from either goats, cows, or sheep’s milk. However, these days there are plenty of nondairy options available such as Coconut Water Kefir which also provide lots of nutritional benefits.

Similarly to Kombucha, Kefir is full of probiotics and beneficial nutrients, meaning it provides numerous health benefits, including:

  • Digestive health
  • Bone health (if dairy based)
  • Anti-bacterial properties

 

These two drinks are powerful probiotics that are generally tolerated very well by people. Probiotics are great for balancing the bacteria in the gut and helping to encourage the growth of good bacteria and inhibit the growth of bad bacteria.

Give these two powerhouse probiotic drinks a go and let us know how you get on.

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Jemma

Would you recommend your organic premium apple juice mixed with a starter culture for a kefir?