Category: Gut Health

How to Make Water Kefir GingerAle

Kombucha was and still is a big trend, however Water Kefir may be taking over as the new popular gut-loving fermented drink due to how simple it is to make. I get a ton of questions about Water Kefir? Water Kefir is a probiotic beverage made with water kefir grains and sugar water. Water Kefir grains are a complex polysaccharide blend of good bacteria cultures and yeasts that live in a symbiotic relationship. Cultures of Health does a great job of outlining the composition of water kefir grains if you are interested in the science behind them through their Water Kefir Grain Composition article. 

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How to Make Sauerkraut

Hippocrates once said, “all disease begins within the gut”. Whether you are experiencing allergies, digestive issues, or needing more energy, spending some time supporting your digestive system can be a great place to start. Our gut is a delicate ecosystem that can be impacted by a number of factors (i.e. stress, toxins, drugs, and food particles). How we support our healthy gut flora for optimal digestive functioning is something we are starting to see more exploratory research around. However, we still have a lot more to learn about all the microbes that help us break down and digest our food.

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Is Kombucha Good For You?

Imagine fermenting tea before drinking it; what you need to do is to introduce yeast or bacteria to a tea solution that contains tea, sugar, and flavor or fruit juice. The fermentation process of the kombucha tea is facilitated by the use of a kombucha culture.

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What is the Gut-Brain Connection: Steps You Can Take

When someone claims to feel nauseated by the thought of something or someone, many of us take it as his or her expression of disgust in a situation. Well, this coulee be part of it, but the bigger part is that the gut and brain are connected in ways that cause one to react on behalf of the other.

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Hey, I’m Jo! As a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant, Practitioner and Raw Food Chef, I am passionate about creating simple, whole-food recipes that easily fit into your everyday life. I am committed to empowering you to find fulfillment in fueling your body to regain balance, reclaim health and rejoice in the most vibrant body possible.

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