Fermented brew offers DELICIOUS way to ward off disease-causing bacteria and restore microbiome | NaturalHealth365

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by: Damon Hines, staff writer | May 17, 2021

(NaturalHealth365) Thanks to the fermentation craze, fizzy, probiotic-forward drinks such as kefir and kombucha are the elixirs of choice in health food circles.  Originating in the Caucasus Mountains and derived from the Turkish word keyif, meaning “feeling good,” kefir is a nutrient-dense, milk-based drink packed with protein, B vitamins, potassium, and calcium.  But it’s kefir’s high level of probiotics, a group of living cultures that help balance intestinal flora and improve gut health (microbiome), that have health-conscious consumers reaching for the sour, creamy concoction.  Kefir is a wonder drink that has been popular in certain parts of the world for centuries, but if you’re just learning about it now, you’re not alone. .. kefir (pronounced keh-feer) has long lived in the shadow of kombucha, its trendy, probiotic “cousin.”

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Black pepper has surprsing science-backed health benefits, not known by most people — NaturalHealth365 – July 29, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Black pepper – sometimes called the “King of spices” – is one of the most commonly used spices in the world.  Made by grinding peppercorns, the dried berries that come from the Piper nigrum vine, it offers a mildly spicy, sharp flavor that goes well with a multitude of culinary dishes.

Like many other spices, this spice packs a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant punch

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