September 12, 2018
Naturally fermented foods are all the rage, and for good reason - but they’re not all the same! Fermented vegetables (kimchi, sauerkraut, pickles) and dairy foods (kefir, yogurt) are fermented with naturally-occurring bacteria, like lactobacillus acidophilus.
Kombucha, on the other hand, is mostly fermented with naturally-occurring yeast. For some people, this is not a problem. But for a large number of people who already have an overabundance of yeast in their system - to the point of imbalance - regularly drinking kombucha is a common mistake.
AND TOO MUCH SUGAR
Many bottled kombucha beverages also contain a hefty amount of added sugar, so always check the nutrition label before you buy.
YOU MIGHT HAVE YEAST OVERGROWTH IF YOU:
SYMPTOMS OF YEAST OVERGROWTH:
THINK YOU MIGHT HAVE A YEAST ISSUE?
Schedule a session with one of our nutrition experts today to help you individually balance your diet and your digestive tract.
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This guide was written by Dr. Morrison and the health and nutrition experts at The Morrison Center. Our team is dedicated to helping you achieve optimal health through the treatment and prevention of disease.
Dr. Jeffrey Morrison is an award-winning medical doctor, a leader in the field of Integrative Medicine, and champion of a nutritional approach to healthcare
Robin is a registered dietitian nutritionist specializing in Integrative Medicine, Functional Medicine and holistic healing modalities. She helps her clients address complicated conditions and return to wellness.
Stephanie is a Holistic Nutrition Consultant and Emotional Freedom Technique practitioner with a passion for helping her clients fulfill their potential through both emotional and physical optimization.
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