The Kombucha Kraze

From home brewing kits to the refrigerator aisles of major supermarkets, kombucha is one of the newer health crazes on the market. It seems like every company is making one, and they can be found everywhere. Entire refrigerator sections are dedicated solely to kombucha these days. Once you walk past the huge array of cold brews and coffee drinks, and then iced teas… Boom! The question is, is kombucha healthy? Kombucha – What Is It Exactly? Actually, the first question should be, what is kombucha? So let’s start with that. Kombucha is a fermented, effervescent drink that is pushed as…. [Read More…]

Don’t Forget To Pack Your Probiotics

Traveling is a joy. Experiencing other countries and cultures or even other states is eye opening and such a pleasure. There is so much to see and explore. Whether you are staying local on a “staycation” or traveling the globe, there are many ways to approach travel. How Do You Travel? Some people like to be completely spontaneous and other than booking hotels or house rentals, the entire trip is spur of the moment. There is something freeing about going with the flow, getting recommendations from locals, and staying off the beaten path. Life is a journey. As Yogi Berra…. [Read More…]

Who Else Has Been In That Cookie Jar?

Know Where Your Food Is From And Where It Has Been There are real pleasures in strolling a farmers market, or even the produce aisles of a grocery store. The sights and smells all tantalize the senses. Touch is also important in order to determine the quality and freshness. However, if we are all doing that, think about all the other people that may be doing it, too. That is a lot of different hands touching your fruits and vegetables. Knowing exactly where your food comes from is a big thing these days. Foodies like specific information, and the more…. [Read More…]

The Truth In Labels

Transparency… Honest labeling… Presenting the consumer with accurate information. How is this even a question? It seems like a no brainer and is certainly not too much to ask for, but for years it was almost impossible to find out basic information on foods and supplements. Now consumers have a much easier time getting the information they need. Knowledge makes for better decisions and creates confidence in the consumer. Shout It Out Loud One would think that when you make a superior product, you would want the world and your customers to know everything about it, and certainly everything they…. [Read More…]