Effect of kombucha on rats with drug-induced type 1 diabetes.

Wrapping my head around the ins and outs of this week’s paper has taken me a bit more time than usual. There is a lot going on here, but come along with me and we’ll go on a journey of discovery together. If anything still isn’t completely clear, please leave a comment and I’ll have…… Continue reading Effect of kombucha on rats with drug-induced type 1 diabetes.

Myths and Truths about Kombucha

For today’s post we’re going on a little trip over to another blog. Phoenix Helix is a blog which focuses on a primal/paleo approach to autoimmune issues.  I’m linking to Eileen’s site today because of her excellent blog post from 2013 titled Kombucha: Myths vs. Truths. What I love best about this post is that…… Continue reading Myths and Truths about Kombucha

Does kombucha help wounds heal faster? Inconclusive.

[Note: The research paper I discuss in this post has since been retracted. It was retracted in November of 2016. Reasons for the retraction were not given. I discuss the retraction of scientific papers in this post here, and the link to the retraction is here.] Today’s paper can be found at the link: Histopathological…… Continue reading Does kombucha help wounds heal faster? Inconclusive.

Kombucha has a different mix of microbes when grown with different recipes

So. What strains of probiotics are in kombucha? What are the kombucha microbes that make your brew so good? And can you change them? We know that SCOBY stands for “Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast”. But which bacteria are doing the work? What is a good scoby yeast? And are all kombucha scobys the same?…… Continue reading Kombucha has a different mix of microbes when grown with different recipes