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Trends : Kombucha

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Trends : Kombucha

You may have heard your friends talk about it, or seen it sold at your favorite lunch place, but what is Kombucha? Simply, Kombucha is a slightly bubbly, sweetened black or green tea that is produced by fermenting the tea with what is called a SCOBY (a “symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast”). Sometimes the tea also has added flavors like fruit juice. 

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Can food help your mood?

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Can food help your mood?

While there is no magic food that can cure depression or put an automatic smile on your face, there are a number of foods that can’t hurt. With more and more research on the topic each week, we are just starting to learn how to modulate our mood with nutrition.

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