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Old-Fashioned, Healthy, Lacto-Fermented Soft Drinks: The Real “Real Thing”

—My brother John and I share a hobby of brewing lacto-fermented sodas–root beers and ginger ales–which we share among family and friends and occasionally sell at health food conventions. Often we are asked, “Where can I buy this?” Our answer is “Nowhere.” Unless you are lucky enough to run into us at the Weston A.… Read More »

What drinks are considered diuretics

Fennel can be considered an what drinks are considered diuretics amongst both diuretic foods and drinks. I first ate a grocery store bunch of fresh parsley. You have a very narrow line to maintain between hydration and dehydration with fluid often “leaking” from the blood vessels into the tissues which is the swelling you experience.… Read More »

More than 10 drinks a week a risk for alcohol-related disease, new guidelines warn

Adults in Australia are being warned to drink no more than 10 drinks per week in a report published by the National Health and Medical Research Council. It is the first time in 10 years Australia has updated its alcohol consumption guidelines, which previously advised two drinks a day, or 14 a week, was safe.… Read More »