Equinox Kombucha is a lightly fermented drink that has been used for years as a source of wellbeing.  Although it has been around for a long time in Asian countries, it has recently become popular among the healthy food crowd in Western countries.  Below are 10 reasons the tea should be incorporated into your everyday diet:

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It is full of friendly bacteria that helps to support digestion and aid gut health

The first recorded use of kombucha comes from China in 221 BC.  It was known as "The Tea of Immortality".

Glucuronic acid in kombucha has a variety of health-supporting roles in the body.  Glucuronic acid plays an important role in keeping the balance of our sex hormones.

Kombucha helps to support a healthy immune system due to its antioxidant content. 

Research suggests that kombucha drinks can have protective effects for the liver; it has been linked with decreased levels of toxins in the liver.  Glucuronic acid also supports the liver’s detoxing duties, helping to rid the body of chemicals, pollutants and drugs.

Kombucha is rich in B-vitamins and folic acid, which is key for helping the body produce and maintain new cells

Like many types of tea, it contains some caffeine.  The caffeine contact is much lower than coffee as it contains anywhere from 2 to 25mg.

The drink contains phytonutrients that have antimicrobial and antioxidant properties

Kombucha has also been shown to promote healthy liver and kidney function, and reduce diabetic complications.

It comes in a variety of flavours including; Wild Berry, Original, Ginger and Raspberry & Elderflower. 

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