Many people are now starting to include kombucha tea in their diets, but for those of you that still do not understand the amazingly health benefits of the drink, today we are here to introduce you.
What is Kombucha?
Kombucha is a fermented drink, which is made from sweetened tea and scoby (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts). It is a drink that offers multiple health benefits and is therefore starting to become a staple part of many people’s diets all over the world. Kombucha is available in a range of flavours as well as the neutral flavour and can even be made at home!
Good Source of Probiotics
Fermented foods and drinks are all good sources of probiotics because they contain lots of live microorganisms, and this is the same for kombucha tea. The probiotics in kombucha can help to balance the gut microbiome in humans and improve digestion.
High in Antioxidants
Kombucha tea is rich in a group of antioxidants called polyphenols. Polyphenols offer a multitude of health benefits, not only can they fight inflammation but they can also help better age better and feel healthier.
Probiotics such as kombucha tea are also referred to as ‘good gut bacteria’ and this is because they can help deter or provide relief from a wide range of problems including but not limited to IBS, diarrhea and constipation. Drinking kombucha tea allows you to replenish lost gut bacteria.
Immune System Stimulation
Kombucha is known to stimulate the immune system and are able to strengthen our natural defenses against harmful microbes and some forms of illnesses.
Another powerful compound present in kombucha is glucosamine. Glucosamine can stave off and treat all types of arthritis. Glucosamines enhance hyaluronic acid production, which may help to protect cartilage and reduce arthritic pain.
These are only some of the health benefits that kombucha tea offers too! If you really want to understand just how amazing it is you need to try it for yourself so that you can see he full effects.