I see a lot more people drinking these with their meals and many others questioning if these are worth the $3-$5 each ( unless you’re a sale crazed person like me and try to get everything organic on sale and with a coupon, you’ll be paying less). I’m here to tell you the answer to that question is Yes and No. It’s completely up to you.
The reason why I’ll grab a kombucha and chug away is because I love the taste. It’s 100 times better than picking up a soda, but with the same sensation. However, I would recommend water over this any day, but not everyone wants to drink water all day everyday.
WHAT IS KOMBUCHA?
- Well, my dear friends, kombucha is a fermented tea. The mushroom converts the sugar and tea into enzymes, acids, and vitamins. The drink is filled with live yeast and bacteria.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF KOMBUCHA?
If I didn’t scare you away yet, you must be thinking who in the world would want to put bacteria in their body, when we try and rid of bacteria everyday? Well, I have a pretty simple answer for you. Our bodies have GOOD and BAD bacteria. Yes we want our bodies to rid the bad bacteria, but we NEED our bodies to produce enough good bacteria. Which is why many of us take a probiotic supplement. The good bacteria helps us with digestion and fighting away the bad bacteria. So, fermented food and drinks ( sauerkraut, yogurt, sourdough bread and kombucha) can help with Boosting your immune system, contains many vitamins, helps with boosting your energy, increases metabolism and helps with PMS ( hello ladies).
SHOULD I DRINK KOMBUCHA?
Completely up to you. You can take a probiotic and an enzyme supplement and receive the same benefits, actually better benefits since its more consistent and long term. Or you can drink this in place of a soda to get that same, but natural, fizz feeling and taste with all the added vitamins and benefits.
I have found to love a few different brands. Do your research and taste test.