Most kombucha brewers make their raw organic kombucha with purified water, organic evaporated cane juice, organic green tea, organic black tea and live Kombucha culture. Then they add in organic juices, fruits, spices and more. Such as the Apple Sass from Humm, it is a combination of organic apple juice, organic ginger juice, organic cinnamon and organic cayenne.
Other than the organic, raw ingredients and a natural brewing process – why else should you give kombucha a chance?
Reasons why you should be reaching for kombucha over soda or other soft drinks:
Kombucha boosts your immune system
Many brands of kombucha are loaded with Vitamin C and antioxidants that fight cancer. When you’re sick, reach for some booch to help you feel better.
Kombucha improves with digestion
Fermented foods help keep the gut in balance due to probiotics and kombucha is no exception to this rule. When you’re having tummy troubles, look for blends with ginger juice to soothe your belly.
Kombucha helps detox your body
Reach for a growler of kombucha when you have a hangover (even better suggestion, pick one up with your growlers of beer for preventative measure). Some studies suggest it aids in liver detoxification, improves pancreatic function, kills Candida (yeast) and helps with nutrient assimilation.
Kombucha eases joint pain
Some studies suggest that Kombucha can help with joint problems because it’s loaded with glucosamine that increase synovial hyaluronic acid production supporting the preservation of collagen and prevents pain.
Kombucha is low in sugar
The average pint of kombucha has around 14 grams of sugar compared to around 52 grams of sugar per 16 ounces of soda.
Kombucha is lower in calories too
The average pint of kombucha has around 70 calories compared to almost 200 calories in a 16-ounce soda.
Kombucha is an amazing energy drink
Forget coffee or soda, kombucha has minimal caffeine but is loaded antioxidants, probiotics and B vitamins giving a natural energy boost.
Kombucha helps with weight loss
We already mentioned low, and sugar and calories but kombucha is high in acetic acid (similar to what’s in apple cider vinegar is) and polyphenols, which are proven to help with weight loss.
Now that you know the benefits of kombucha, If you’re adventurous, let a few tablespoon of chia seeds soak overnight in your kombucha growler for a super-food punch.