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5 Ways Drinking Kombucha Can Boost Your Health

Chances are that you might have heard about kombucha and at least one potential health benefit. However, if you don’t know a lot about the drink, then you might have some questions.

A bottle of the drink Kombucha.
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Kombucha is, simply put, a fermented drink that is created by adding yeast and bacteria to a mixture of green or black tea with sugar. 

This drink has become extremely popular as a source of probiotics - live organisms that help balance intestinal flora. It’s easy to drink and is great for your digestive health. 

May Boost Metabolism

If you’re looking to lose some weight, then you might be on the lookout for anything that is going to give your metabolism a boost.

Kombucha might not be a miracle drink for weight loss, it might help you achieve a slightly faster metabolism. This is thanks to the EGCG or epigallocatechin-3-gallate found in the green tea that is used to make some kinds of kombucha. 

Reduce Inflammation

Chronic inflammation is involved in almost every health condition including allergies, arthritis, respiratory illnesses, diabetes, and heart disease. 

While kombucha might not be a treatment possibility for chronic disease, it can be helpful when it comes to complementing a healthy diet, healthy lifestyle choices, and any medication that you may be taking.

This is because of the polyphenols that are found in the teas used to make RISE Kombucha fermented beverages. These are antioxidants that can help to reduce inflammation in the body. 

Prevent Cancer

There is some growing evidence that kombucha might be useful in helping with the prevention of certain types of cancer.

However, more research is needed in this area. The claim is based on the fact that kombucha is rich in antioxidants, which help to clear free radicals from the body along with other harmful substances that promote cancerous cell development. 

Improve Mental Health

Some research suggests that kombucha can aid in the treatment of mental health conditions such as depression. Symptoms of depression can be different between each person but generally tend to include an overall feeling of hopelessness and sadness. 

Some other symptoms may also include low energy, insomnia, and poor concentration. Kombucha can help with increasing the production of feel-good hormones like serotonin, which can supply some relief from depression. 

Boost Immune System

After the past couple of years, most of us are interested in learning more about what’s available for improving our immune system.

 Kombucha has many benefits for your gut that can also supply a boost to your immune system. It’s important to note that the digestive and immune systems are closely linked, so strong gut health is key to a strong immune system.

Thanks to the good bacteria provided by the fermenting bacteria in kombucha, this can help to boost your immunity.

Kombucha is great for your gut health, and since the health of your gut is so closely linked to many other areas of your body, drinking this fermented tea can have many other health benefits.

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