Kefir, a drinkable fermented dairy product, is rich in probiotics — even more so than its better-known cousin, yogurt. Plus, its tangy, tart flavor makes it a fantastic counterpoint in recipes like this herby dressing. Shallots and chives lend flavor while acting as prebiotics, or “food” for the healthy bacteria in your gut.
First came probiotics, then prebiotics, and now the newest member of the "biotics" family is postbiotics. What are they, and why are they good for you? Here's what you need to know.
As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on across the world, two of the most important health factors to regulate right now are your immune system and mental health. You may be surprised to find out that both your immunity and your psyche are intrinsically linked to your gut health, and gut-supportive practices can have positive effects on both these health factors.
Homemade yogurt, kimchi and other fermented foods are cheaper than store-bought—plus they're higher in active cultures and free of sugar and added ingredients. Plus, they're easy and fun. Here, we share a recipe for a simple, creamy vegan yogurt recipe you'll make again and again.