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What is Kombucha Tea?



Kombucha tea is a fermented drink made with tea, sugar, bacteria, and yeast.

How is Kombucha tea made?

The tea is made by fermenting it for about 7 to 14 days. It is a mixture of water, sugar, green or black tea, and apple cider vinegar. Kombucha is a combination of several different elements, which include lichen, bacteria, and yeast.

Where can you buy Kombucha tea?


You will find Kombucha Tea in the refrigerated beverage section at grocery and convenience stores.


Health Benefits:

️Gut-friendly -Good for the Gut: The enzymes in Kombucha help to break down foods and increase nutrient absorption.

Kombucha bacteria includes lactic-acid bacteria, which can work as a probiotic.

Kombucha contains antibacterial and antifungal activities, which have been shown to fight against some pathogenic microorganisms, including human pathogenic bacteria and clinical Candida species.


️ The probiotics in Kombucha help to improve the gut microbiome


-Boost Metabolism

-Help to improve energy levels

-Help with weight loss and blood sugar control

-Rich in antioxidants

- Kombucha is rich in polyphenols and acetic acid.

-Improve LDL and HDL cholesterol levels. It may also protect against heart disease.

-Contains B vitamins.


Healthy Eating- Living Well with Antoinette

Be the Healer for Thyself- Antoinette Ouattara


Your Clean Eating Nutritionist


Antoinette Ouattara, MPH,MS.


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