The Dark Side to Kombucha

The Dark Side to Kombucha

Kombucha—fermented tea created from Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeasts (SCOBY)—is commonly hyped up as being a magic elixir. Just like magic, there is a dark side to kombucha. Regular consumers claim this “potion” aids weight loss and digestion, serves as an anti-aging regimen, helps prevent cancer, improves liver function and supports overall immunity.

What To Do Before Fermenting At Home

What To Do Before Fermenting At Home

Maybe you’ve wanted to start fermenting at home, but you think, “This seems risky. There are so many things that could go wrong. Why should I make fermented food, rather than just buying it at the store?” Kimchi, sauerkraut, miso…These are just a few of the easy-to-make, tasty fermented foods that contain probiotics. But one of…