Digestion

Easy Ways to Balance Your Belly Bugs

Ten trillion. That’s the number of bacteria, good and bad, that are alive and well in your body. A good portion of them reside in your gut. When in balance, they regulate your digestive system, keep your immune system strong and promote a positive mood. When they’re out of balance…well, you know…you feel it. And […]


Gas Attack: What to Eat to Avoid Bloat

You’ve likely heard beans referred to as the “magical fruit” and know exactly what that means. While most of us don’t consider the consequences of consuming too many legumes all that magical, we all know that the “music” is a fact of life: every body toots. If you’ve ever suffered from excess flatulence or bloating (and you likely have […]


Tummy Troubles, Be Gone with Lifeway Kefir

“My tummy huuuuurts!” our friend, C, moaned to us over the phone the other day. “What’s wrong?” we asked. “It’s in knots. I feel awful. I don’t even want to move. But I dragged myself to the store to see if there’s any medicine I can take.” Medicine? We thought. Who needs pricey drugs when a […]


Kefir Sundaes for National Ice Cream Sundae Day

Ah, the ice cream sundae! No summer is complete without indulging in at least one of these comfort food classics. While the birth place of the original ice cream sundae is still heatedly contested, according to What’s Cooking America, “some historians claim…that the name ‘sundae’ was created in response to the Blue Laws which said […]