kombucha keto friendly drink or not

Is Kombucha Keto Friendly?

Two of the hottest health trends right now are the Keto Diet and Kombucha Tea. The keto diet is an extremely low carb and no added sugar diet that seems to melt the pounds away as long as you stick to its rather cumbersome rules. Kombucha tea is a fermented drink with many possible health benefits such as reducing the risk of cancer or heart disease, helping to manage type 2 diabetes, giving you probiotics and antioxidants and a whole lot more. But how well ...
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What is a good substitute for salted shrimp?

Best Substitutes for Salted Shrimp in Kimchi Recipe If you have made kimchi before, then you know there are literally thousands of ways to make it and just as many ingredient variations. This may be a slight exaggeration, but maybe there is some truth in it too. Some of those ingredients can be a little unique and depending on where you live; it can be challenging to get your hands on them. I ran into this same situation, and that is why I decided to ...
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uses for extra Kombucha SCOBY

Clever Uses For Leftover SCOBY

11 Incredibly Clever Uses for Leftover SCOBY (and a few bonus tips on how NOT to use SCOBY) If you enjoy making homemade Kombucha, then you probably have some leftover SCOBY stacking up. Luckily there are many worthwhile uses for SCOBY so whatever you do, don’t throw it out! I was once in your shoes, and because I like to find smart ways to reduce waste and reuse materials, I spent quite a bit of time researching all the cool ways to use SCOBY. First ...
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Can Kombucha Cure a Hangover?

Can Kombucha Cure the Dreaded Hangover? It’s Sunday morning, and you wake up with a queasy stomach, dry mouth and a pounding headache. You reach for a bubbly, effervescent, sweetly sour drink that just so happens to contain a trace amount of the stuff that got you here in the first place; this naturally carbonated hangover cure is kombucha! What Is Kombucha? Kombucha is tea, usually black or green, that has been mixed with sugar, water, and the ever-important SCOBY, then left to sit out ...
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why did my fermented garlic turn blue

Why Did My Fermented Garlic Turn Blue?

Why has my Fermented Garlic turned blue? It is quite a surprise when a batch of fermented garlic turns blue. However, the good news is it's perfectly fine to eat and not an indicator of a ferment gone wrong. I first saw this happen in a batch of honey garlic. I set up the batch to ferment just as I always have, nothing out of the ordinary. When I was examining the finished product, however, I was surprised to see the cloves of garlic ranging ...
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health benefits of Kombucha Tea

What are the health benefits of Kombucha Tea?

Kombucha is a living probiotic tea that helps detoxify the body, energize the mind, and is packed with beneficial bacteria. Kombucha aids the body in healing and restoring gut health and integrity. The fermentation process gives the tea a fuzzy effervescent quality, like a natural soda. People who drink kombucha regularly claim that after one week of drinking kombucha daily they notice an improvement in immune system function and energy levels. Furthermore, within a month of daily consumption, they experience healing of some minor ailments, ...
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How to remove beet juice stains from clothing

How To Remove Beet Juice Stains?

How to remove beet juice stains from fabric? Hands up if you've ever managed to spill a little bit of beet juice on your shirt or lap? If you're like the rest of us, you'll want to know how to remove the beet juice stain from our clothes. Just follow these three steps: Rinse the spot. The faster you can flush the beet juice stain with cold water the better. If you have to wait until you get home, give the stain a quick blot ...
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the benefits of lacto-fermented food

What are the benefits of lacto-fermented foods?

Health Benefits of Eating Lacto-fermented Foods The benefits of fermented foods start with the growth of the bacteria strain lactobacilli during the fermentation process. This type of healthy bacteria enhances digestibility and increases vitamin levels. Lactobacilli convert the starches and sugars of the vegetables into lactic acid which is a natural preservative. It prevents the growth of harmful bacteria while keeping the pH level favorable to good bacterial strains.   One of the great benefits of eating fermented foods is how their enzymes aid in the digestion of the food as you eat them.   Super scientific explanation here https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4844621/  ...
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What’s the Difference Between Fermenting and Rotting?

Ever wonder what’s the difference is between fermenting and rotting food? Short Answer: Rotting is an uncontrolled act of a food decomposing. Dangerous bacteria take over the food in question, breaking it down to a dangerous and foul state. Rotting kills the food. Fermenting is just the opposite. Fermentation is a controlled process that creates an environment in which the food is placed; when done correctly, beneficial bacteria are produced that discourage the growth of harmful bacteria allowing you to eat it well past its ...
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