Health

Kefir: The Cultured Dairy Beverage You Should Be Drinking

Confused about the buzz around dairy and whether you should consume it or not? With concerns about lactose intolerance and claims that dairy can increase inflammation, it’s no wonder people are advocating against it. But it’s not always so black and white – in fact, cultured (or fermented) dairy is particularly beneficial. It can often […]


Kefir Vs. Yogurt: What You Need to Know and Why They’re Not the Same

Kefir and yogurt are both cultured dairy products, but don’t be fooled… they’re not the same! While both are cultured, kefir contains more probiotics and is fermented for a longer period of time, resulting in a higher count of colony-forming units (CFU) – and by a landslide. Some commercial yogurts don’t actually contain probiotics because […]


The Benefits of Kefir for Skin Health + DIY Kefir Face Mask Recipes

How Kefir Can Benefit Skin Health For skin health, kefir is good for you both inside and out.  Let us explain… Emerging research shows that our gut and skin have a two-way communication (gut-skin axis) to help keep our skin healthy. When our gut microbiome is in a state of imbalance or distress, an appropriate […]


Ways to Be Mindful and Supportive of Your Mental Health

  Mental health is not a one-size fits all issue; it’s a multi-faceted part of our health that can be affected by many things. Our mental health also affects our physical health and vice versa, so it’s essential that we do things on a daily basis to take care of our physical bodies so that […]


Celebrate Veganuary with Lifeway Oat!

It’s time to eat more plants! At the start of the new year lies a unique opportunity. This year, instead of making it a goal to lose weight or fit into a certain size pants size, why not make it a goal to improve your health in other ways?    One option many people try […]


How to Stay Healthy While Traveling: Tips and Tricks

Traveling any time of the year can take a toll on our immune systems with erratic schedules, routine changes, weather extremes, and seasonal illnesses. Amongst all the excitement of travel, we may also find that sleep isn’t as much of a priority. These things can wear down our immune systems, so let’s talk about how […]


How Fermented Foods Support Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

  Keeping blood sugar levels stable and healthy can be a concern for many people, even for those who have not been diagnosed with diabetes, an autoimmune disorder that affects millions worldwide. Managing blood sugar levels and preventing up and down spikes is vital to feeling your best and avoiding potential health issues. Stable blood sugars help […]


An Interview With Lifeway’s Registered Dietitian, Caroline Margolis

Here at Lifeway, we pride ourselves on making healthy probiotic products for everyone, no matter their age, diet, or lifestyle choices and needs. We also prioritize nutrition and value the importance of ensuring our products promote health while adhering to the highest nutrition standards, needs and values of everyone who uses our products. That’s why […]


5 Tips for Staying Mindful During the Holidays to Help Feel Your Best

Staying mindful of health and nutrition during the holiday season, spanning from October through the end of December, can sometimes be challenging. Chocolates, baked goods, alcoholic beverages, decadent brunch and breakfast spreads, as well as richer sides and proteins are in abundance and often easy to overindulge in. Veggies, fruits, and whole grains often take […]


The Importance of Protein in the Human Diet

Most of us think about protein as a muscle-building nutrient that keeps our bodies strong and healthy, but protein does many things in our body way beyond just helping build muscle and aid in post-workout recovery. It’s a component of every cell and is involved in everything from blood sugar regulation to a healthy mood […]