NMO Gut Health Journal

Microbiome Diversity is Great for Gut Health

December 06, 2018 Kriben Govender

Here's why fermented foods are a great way to nurture a healthy gut ecosystem

5 Reasons to Make your Own Fermented Foods

November 07, 2018 Kriben Govender

Here are the top 5 reasons why people love making their own fermented foods

Superfood Spotlight: Milk Kefir

May 31, 2017 Kriben Govender

Kefir seems like it is taking the world by storm. You can see it in stores everywhere, but do you really know what it is? 

 kefir grains

Have You Caught on To the Fermented Food Revival?

May 24, 2017 Kriben Govender

  Fermenting foods is an age-old practice, used for generations to preserve food in a time before coolers and refrigerators, it has been popular across the globe with each continent having its own form of popular fermenting processes. Different cultures have used a variety of additives, all with the same lasting effects. Over time people began to notice that there were other positives to fermentation other than just food preservation. For example, Romans were known to eat sauerkraut because of the beneficial health benefits, ancient Indians enjoyed an appetiser like yogurt called lassi, which was known to ease stomach digestion....

How to Make Coconut Water Kefir at Home

February 14, 2017 Kriben Govender

How to Make Coconut Water Kefir at Home A great way to add probiotics to your diet is with Coconut water kefir, a delicious beverage that people have been drinking for thousands of years because of its amazing health benefits. Water Kefir is made with water kefir grains, which are also known as Japanese water crystals, Tibicos, Tibi, or beer seeds. These grains are a symbiotic culture of yeast and bacteria held in a crystalline form by the bacteria. Today, we have for you a new way to enjoy kefir that's tasty as well as a great source of additional nutrition....