August 16, 2019 • Kriben Govender
Within recent years, fermented foods rich in probiotics have become household names. But what are the differences between them and what is the best way to take? I had the pleasure of speaking with Donna Schwenk of Cultured Food Life and she shared a lot of her knowledge. We will be going over three of the main “good” bacteria sources: Kefir, Kombucha, And Fermented Vegetables. Do they help your mental health? Are they easy to make? How do you improve your gut health? All these questions and more are answered below!
July 22, 2019 • Kriben Govender
The human body is packed with trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses, collectively known as the human microbiome. While there are many types of microbes in your body, bacteria are the most widely studied. It is known that there are more bacterial cells in the human body than there are human cells. Some of these bacteria can be associated with a disease, however, the majority is essential for your immune system, weight control and many other health aspects.
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