Healthy Living

Kefir + Peanut Butter: National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

Today is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day – a day that doesn’t just celebrate the wonders of our favorite lunchtime legume, but allows all peanut butter lovers to openly express their adoration for an inexpensive, versatile and delicious meal staple.   Rich in healthy fats, protein, fiber and a slew of other essential vitamins and […]


Your Teeth on Kefir: Probiotics for Dental Health

For many people, February is the month of love. Not only is it the American Heart Association’s Heart Month, but everyone’s favorite love fest (also known as Valentine’s Day) falls smack dab in the middle. It’s subsequent celebration gives us a break from the winter blues with boxes of dark chocolate (for heart health, of […]


Heart Strong with Kefir: Healthy for Life

This week, as part of our coverage of American Heart Month, we’re tackling the topic of kids and heart health. Childhood is a time to run and play, to sleep long hours, to be stress-free. Unfortunately, today’s kids tend to spend more time on their tech gadgets than the jungle gym. Academic pressure has them […]


5 Superfood Ingredients for Sensational Smoothies

In a world always on the lookout for shortcuts to a healthy life, the term “superfood” is thrown around without any real definition. While it’s true that some natural foods have qualities that make them stand out of a crowd, the truth is that now food, no matter how great, is the cure-all of a […]


Heart Strong with Kefir: Women and Heart Health

If you think only older men have heart attacks, think again. Heart disease is a serious threat to people of all ages and genders, and women are actually far more likely to die from heart disease than they are from all forms of cancer combined. A shocking one in three women will succumb to heart […]


Cooking with Kefir: Meal Prep Part 2

Last week we introduced you to our favorite ways to incorporate our kefir into your weekly meal prep routine. From smoothie packs to strained kefir cheese, there are countless places fabulously fermented milk smoothie can make your life easier, tastier and healthier.   While preparing a large portion of your food or meals over the […]


Yoga and Kefir: The Mind-Body Connection

At Lifeway, we know that when you cultivate a healthy lifestyle, you need to focus on how you move your body as much as what you put in your body. Good health is all about the mind-body connection. While we work hard to make sure all of our kefir products provide the best nutrition possible, […]


What’s In My Kefir?

What you eat matters. It’s a simple statement, but it carries important meaning. How your body functions and fights off colds, as well as how fast it recovers from exercise and illness, is directly related to what you eat. In the past, it was easy to know what you were eating – an apple was an […]


Cooking with Kefir: Meal Prep

Everyone is busy, and it seems like every time we take steps to lighten our load, we end up committing to more. Work, school, the gym and social gatherings (for ourselves and our children) cut chunks out of our days and can make preparing delicious healthy meals (breakfast, lunch or dinner) an obstacle not worth […]


That’s Tea-rrific!

Is there anything tea can’t do? Study after study links it to reduced rates of cancer, mental calm and better sleep. It soothes a scratchy throat when you’re sick, and provides a gentler (but still helpful) caffeine high than coffee. It comes in countless varieties and flavors, and has been consumed for thousands of years […]