Good news for anyone who has paid upward of $5 for one bottle of kombucha: There is a cheaper option. Just as with beer, home-brewed kombucha is having a moment. Proponents of the fizzy stuff maintain it is nothing short of a magical elixir that can cure all ills, while scientific research is more hesitant to jump on the kombucha bandwagon.
Is kombucha consumption a fleeting fad to be ignored, or is the beverage’s popularity well deserved? Let’s get to the bottom of the fermenting barrel to find out whether kombucha is as great as its fans claim, and figure out how to make and utilize your own brew at home.
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by Ethical Ocean
Is it better to purchase food locally, or to support Fair Trade efforts? Ethical Ocean created this infographic which takes a look at both options. Both sides have good reasons. What do you think? Which one do you support more?
by Health Perch
Turmeric may be the answer to a number of ailments. From digestion troubles to healing wounds—Chinese and Indian medicine have been using turmeric since the seventh century A.D. Today research is being done to understand the health benefits Turmeric may have.
Turmeric is made from the dried rhizome’s of the turmeric plant. It’s available in many different forms such as tea, powdered spice, and as a capsule. Learn more about the turmeric plant and how it can help you.