Health

Probiotics, the Microbiome, and a Strong Immune System

Importance of a Balanced Microbiome Our immune system is top of mind with sick season in high gear. We know that 70-80 percent of the (immunoglunlin-producing) cells that make up the immune system are located in the gut, making it the body’s largest site of immunological response. Therefore, when our microbiome is out of balance, […]


Check In On Your Gut Health

Join us on a gut health journey. For the next five days we have a series of self-care activities planned that are simple, fun, and designed to help you prioritize your health and wellbeing. Share your progress each day with #GutCheckIn. We can’t wait to see your photos and hear all about your week. Day […]


Why Gut Health Matters

Take care of your gut so your gut can take care of you. We spend so much time hiding our gut and sucking it in, but it’s time to focus our energy on learning about its role in digestion and how to nourish it. We should be proud of all that our gut is capable […]


21 Days of Kindness #BeKind21

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation recently announced the launch of its second annual 21 Days to Be Kind Challenge. The challenge encourages young people, families, employers, teachers, and community members to build habits that foster kindness and promote the strength and wellness of their communities. Inspired by the idea that habits are formed by […]


Ivan Zwick: #1 Kefir Fan

Ivan Zwick, of Marion, IL, has won national and international championships in bench press competitions. He is a former international gold medalist and decorated athlete. But what’s even more impressive? He’s 79 years old and doesn’t plan to end his weightlifting career anytime soon. This past May, Zwick competed at the World Bench Press Championships […]


Mushrooms: Superfood Spotlight

Mushrooms embody the energy of foraging through the forest, dirt scattered across your palms, a basket full of your findings. It’s in the realm of fungi that we discover how much food connects us back to the earth, with mushrooms rooting us to our ancestors. History Mushrooms date back to ancient times, with archaeological evidence […]


New at Lifeway: Whole Milk Kefir with Real Fruit Puree

  Say hello to the latest lineup in the Lifeway family: whole milk kefir with real fruit puree. Each 32-oz bottle is blended with creamy full-fat milk and real fruit puree. Inspired by her annual summer trips to the local berry farm with her daughters, our CEO Julie wanted to share the wholesome and fresh […]


Kefir Vs Yogurt: Which one is healthier?

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 biggest differences between kefir vs yogurt. For starters, kefir has 12 different strains of live and active cultures and […]


Chocolate Pie Dessert Parfaits

We’ve teamed up with our friends at SunSpire for the ULTIMATE chocolate recipe collection. We created four different chocolate pie kefir dessert parfaits that satisfy any sweet tooth! Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie Parfait 1 cup farmer cheese 1-2 medium-sized chocolate chip cookie 1 tbsp chocolate chips Rocky Road Pie Parfait 1 cup farmer cheese 1-2 cream stuffed […]