Stress is personal, both biological and psychological, affecting the mind and body on a cellular level. Naturally, we find stress to be bad, something that holds us back, but what would happen if we changed our perspective? A natural part of our human experience, stress can be anything life brings our way that has the potential to upset our balance. In 2017, anxiety disorders were the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older.
Part memoir, part cookbook, The Kefir Cookbook is a delicious collection of over 100 globally inspired sweet and savory recipes made with the probiotic-rich and nutrient-dense superfood kefir. It contains stories that describe the journey of one of the natural food industry’s pioneering brands, Lifeway, and the family that created it. Author Julie Smolyansky, daughter […]
Green bottles Here at Lifeway, we care about our carbon footprint just as much as we care about creating delicious probiotic products for you and your family. Which is why we switched our Organic kefir bottles to a more environmentally friendly packaging called green polyethylene, a material that is made of sugarcane, a renewable resource. […]
Running has a way of making us feel alive. It’s natural and invigorating to feel our feet on the earth and the breeze roll off our skin. From a path in the woods, a busy city sidewalk, or a gym treadmill, we have a sense of freedom when we run. Freedom from our thoughts, to-do lists, and work. Whether we’ve run a marathon or around the neighborhood, we must remember to care for our bodies when we get home. After a run, our food choices, actions, and sleep schedules affect us more than we know!
In our latest blog, we put together some nutrition tips that anyone – whether you’re running in a marathon or just starting a couch to 5k program – can benefit from!
Here at Lifeway, we understand how hard it is to be a parent: juggling work, children and a healthy lifestyle. That is why we create nutritious products that kids love and parents can feel good about. Moms get all the credit for their incredible balancing abilities – and they deserve it – but what about dads? […]
What exactly is the difference between kefir and yogurt? They both start out as milk, they’re both fermented, and they’re both tart and tangy — yet they’re completely different products. We’ve got the lowdown on the kefir vs yogurt war! For starters, kefir is fermented for much longer than yogurt, which results in more probiotics. […]
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 […]
Here at Lifeway, we like to refer to our kefir as “the champagne of dairy.” Kefir grains are traditionally used to ferment dairy and make kefir, but they can be used for other fun fermentation experiments like these to create interesting non-kefir probiotic drinks. So, we were intrigued, when news started popping up about a […]
If the holiday season has you feeling bloated, lethargic or downright stuffed, you’re not alone. What starts out innocently enough as, “a cookie here, a cocktail there” quickly balloons into days – or weeks – of eating indulgent and rich foods your body isn’t used to. Celebratory feasting is certainly appropriate (and appreciated – it’s […]
Like celebrity crushes, food trends come and go with each new season. It seems like every time we open our email we’re blasted with the latest and greatest food system that promises, if we follow their plan to a T, we’ll be granted glowing skin, shiny hair, endless energy and, of course, lose all of […]