Kombucha is a powerful, living probiotic drink that can give you a healthy buzz and leave you feeling full of vitality and life. But does that buzz come only from the healthy stuff? Or does kombucha actually contain alcohol?
Yep, we get it - water is best to keep kids healthy and hydrated. But sometimes plain old H2O gets a big fat H2-NO. You need something that feels like a treat without giving them a giant dose of sugar.
The World Health Organisation recommends limiting ourselves to no more than 6 teaspoons of sugar per day. However, many of us eat (and drink) much, much more - and it ain’t great for our health. In fact, sugar has been linked to some of the most common health problems of our times.
Sugar is a major factor in some of the biggest health problems of our times.
A review of 50 years of research has shown that refined carbohydrates (aka sugar), especially sugar-sweetened beverages, can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.
Not all probiotics are created equal; so how do you know which is the best probiotic to take? Well, we’ve made it easy for you. Nexba’s probiotic is a triple threat - smart, robust, and when drinkable in our Kombucha and Probiotix range, dead-set delicious.
Kombucha is a refreshing and powerful live culture health drink. Made by fermenting tea with live cultures or a “tea fungus” (aka a SCOBY - Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeasts). The process turns a bowl of sweet tea into a probiotic powerhouse.
Kefir is a cultured, fermented drink with powerful benefits for gut health. Similar to its sister-beverage, Kombucha, Kefir is made using a natural ‘starter culture’ that combines yeast, protein and healthy bacteria which when fermented produces a probiotic beverage rich in beneficial bacteria.
80% of your immune system is located in the digestive tract, so getting the right balance of gut bacteria is key to your overall health. An imbalance can lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, inflammation in your body’s systems, bowel disease and even colorectal cancer.
This chocolate smoothie bowl recipe has potassium from the bananas, antioxidants from the cacao powder, gut-loving probiotics from the Nexba mixed berry kombucha and a heap of nutrients from the inclusion of hemp seeds.