Healthy Living

Eat Pickles, be Cool as a Cucumber

A new psychiatry research study out of the College of William & Mary and University of Maryland found a potential link between probiotic-containing fermented foods like pickles, kimchi, and kefir, and social anxiety. They discovered that young adults who eat more fermented foods experience fewer symptoms or social anxiety, with the effect proving strongest among those at genetic […]


Fall in Love with Apples

Kids eat a lot of apples, according to a new study. “Duh,” you say? We agree. Still, new research published in the journal Pediatrics found that apples account for nearly 20 percent of fruit intake among Americans ages 2 to 19.   That’s actually pretty stellar news, considering apples are surprisingly healthy. Here’s why one […]


#GlobalGoals: Responsible Consumption

This is part three in our #GlobalGoals series. Click here to read part one and here to read part two. +++ Imagine what you could accomplish in fifteen years – what you could learn, achieve, see, change and experience. Imagine the good you could do, and imagine the bad that could happen from not taking action when you should […]


#GlobalGoals: Health and Well-Being

This is part two of our #GlobalGoals series. To read part one, click here. +++ Imagine what you could accomplish in fifteen years – what you could learn, achieve, see, change and experience. Imagine the good you could do, and imagine the bad that could happen from not taking action when you should have. This weekend, the […]


Kefir Crush: Amie Valpone

On any given weekend, various members of the Lifeway Team can be found in cities all over the United States, talking kefir, probiotics and gut health. Along the way, we meet some of the most interesting and enthusiastic people imaginable, all of whom share our passion for healthy living through healthy eating. Sometimes (our favorite times) […]


Holy Moly, it’s National Guacamole Day!

Food fanatics that we are at Lifeway, we’re always more than happy to celebrate special foods on special days. From Chocolate Milkshake Day to Ice Cream Sundae Day, Waffle Day and beyond, we know that good food is fuel for our bodies, but also feeds to soul.     Which brings us to National Guacamole […]


Parent-Approved Kid-Friendly Snacks

One of our biggest passions at Lifeway is childhood nutrition and education. We believe that the keys to good health include what you eat as much as how you eat. We believe that giving children access to quality, nutrient-dense foods (that actually taste good) is crucial to developing healthy habits, which lead to healthy lives. […]


Cooking with Kefir: Healthy Kefir Swaps

While drinking a tall, cold glass of creamy kefir is a classic way to enjoy our favorite tart and tangy probiotic beverage, it’s certainly not the only way. There are several ways to use kefir as a healthy swap to your favorite recipes! We love cooking with kefir and using it in any recipe we […]


Easy Back-to-School Dinners

The time has come once again for pools to close, for leaves to turn and for the weather to change. While we still have a few weeks of summer left (at least here in Chicago), there’s a definite shift in the air – in our attitudes and habits. We attribute this, of course, to the […]


Grab a Bottle of Protein Kefir Now!

We’ve been teasing you for months and the time has finally come – our Protein Kefir is now available on shelves!   The latest addition to our ever-growing line of products designed to help you live a happier, healthier life, Protein Kefir comes in four fantastic flavors – vanilla, mixed berry, banana and salted caramel! […]