Gas Attack: What to Eat to Avoid Bloat

  Ever wondered why some foods cause more bloating than others?  If you’ve ever experienced excess flatulence or bloating, you know it can be extremely uncomfortable and unpleasant.  While it might feel like gas tends to come at the most inconvenient times, there are a few things you can do to recognize why it happens […]


Strained Kefir French Onion Dip with Caramelized Onions

Ah, French onion dip. There’s something special about this ubiquitous dip. Whether you’re used to seeing it on a summer picnic table or served with chips while watching a game, few people haven’t had a taste of this not-so-traditional dip. Homemade, from a box or in a tub, everyone knows what French Onion Dip is. […]


Colorectal Cancer Month

Before you skip over this blog post because you think colon cancer only happens to older people, here us out. A new JAMA Surgery study found that while overall rates of colorectal cancer have been dropping by about one percent a year since the mid-80s, they’ve actually increased among people ages 20-34. Even worse, it’s more likely […]


Lifeway’s Favorite Spring Recipes

It’s officially spring and while that doesn’t mean the snow is done, it does mean our spring wardrobe is coming out, and so are our favorite spring recipes! The doldrums of winter are slowly rolling out and in their wake are mounds of fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs for us to play with. New snacks, […]


#QuantumParty to Support Whole Planet Foundation starts tomorrow!

The Quantum Collective Southwest Invasion is this weekend and we couldn’t be more ready. With the winter weather is still hanging on in our hometown of Chicago, we’re looking forward to a sunny weekend of music, art and, of course, kefir! Lifeway and Quantum Collective’s Southwest Invasion The Quantum Collective is an innovative music marketing company that […]


Julie Smolyansky: 2015 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum

Heartfelt congratulations to Lifeway President and CEO Julie Smolyansky on her acceptance in the 2015 class of Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum, a select community of leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future and work tirelessly to make the world a better place. Julie has long been an advocate […]


Lifeway Kefir: Good for our Community

Continuing our exploration of how Lifeway Kefir is good for more than just you, we’re excited to share more information with you about our work with nonprofit organizations. Charitable Partnerships are a cornerstone to the Lifeway Mission. All over the world, selfless, dedicated people are doing great things with very little. Lives are saved, burdens […]


Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Asparagus

  Of the endless delicious and nutritious spring and summer produce we can talk about, asparagus is at the top of our list. Whether it is because of the veggie’s nutrition benefits or distinctive earthy flavor, we can’t get enough of it – and it’s versatile enough for any time of the day. Asparagus: Nutrition […]


Is Your City Healthy?

Do you know if your city is healthy? In honor of National Nutrition Month, WalletHub ranked 100 of the most populous metropolitan cities in the United States, taking into consideration factors such as the percent of obese adults and high school students, physical inactivity, cholesterol prevalence and more. Since we don’t live in the hiker’s […]


Lifeway Kefir: Good for Childhood Nutrition

At Lifeway, we know that one of the greatest impacts an organization can make on the world is to do work that is good for the present and will positively affect the future. When we talk about the future, we specifically mean our environment and those who will inhabit the planet. We’ve discussed our commitment to global sustainability and […]