What are the health benefits of drinking Kombucha?
It can help with detoxifying the body
Studies have shown it can help in the prevention of cancer as it contains Vitamin C which is a strong antioxidant. It alkalizes the body, cancer cannot grow in an alkaline environment. The enzymes and acids - Primary glucoronic acid in Kombucha helps Liver function which in turn can ease the load on the Pancreas. . Glucornoic acids binds to toxins and flushes them out through the kidneys. Once they are bound they cannot escape. Because Glucornoic acids are water-soluble they won't be reabsorbed by the body. The acid also helps stop viral infections and can dissolve gallstones.
It’s good for the gut
The probiotics produced during the fermentation of Kombucha can help to repopulate and maintain the gut flora. It can aid the absorption of vitamins and minerals in the gut. This can all lead to increased healthy – good digestion, mood stabilizing (can greatly help with anxiety and depression as serotonin and dopamine are mainly produced and absorbed in the gut), strong immune system and mental clarity. Kombucha contains enzymes that assist in breaking down food leading to easier absorption and less stress on the gut.
It can help Alkalize the body
Kombucha is high in Antioxidants which can fight illness and disease and assist in eliminating toxins. This means a less acidic body. While Kombucha is acidic, once it arrives at the Pancreas it causes the pancreas to release Bicarbonate which helps to alkalize the body.
Kombucha can reduce sugar cravings
Kombucha can give you a natural energy boost. This can help to prevent the 3pm slump when we often reach for refined sugars to give us a boost. Bacteria likes to feed on sugar so bad bacteria want to be feed it which can cause sugar cravings. Feeding the gut with good bacteria that is found in Kombucha will kill back the bad and so also assist in reducing sugar cravings
It can support joint health
Kombucha is high in Glucosamine which are amino-acids that support joints and tissues in the body.
It has anti-microbial properties
Kombucha contains Organic and acetic acid, enzymes and bacteriocins which are anti-microbial. It can help to reduced pathogens such as E coli and Salmonella.
Kombucha can support the nervous system.
Kombucha can help support the nervous system due to the Vitamin B’s in contains.