3 Health Benefits Kombucha Can Offer (and the Science Behind Them!)

If you’ve explored the shelves of your local health foods store, you’re sure to have found kombucha—a bottled beverage akin to tea. Although kombucha has been around for over 2,000 years, health advocates have recently begun touting kombucha’s proposed wellness benefits, bringing it into the mainstream.

Leaky Gut Syndrome Isn't Pleasant, Nor Are its Effects

The colon and its expansive microbiome of bacteria and yeast is complex, and experts are still learning about its effects on overall health and wellness. Research has indicated that probiotics—beneficial bacteria in the gut—are important for many aspects of health, including immunity, weight regulation and even your mood. But there are even more aspects of gut health that are being explored and don’t have definitive answers yet. One of these is leaky gut syndrome.