April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month, a month dedicated to IBS diagnosis, treatment and overall improvement in quality of life. IBS is a functional disorder of the gut where the gastrointestinal system does not function as it should. It is not curable, making dealing with IBS management a lifelong issue. For people […]
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 […]
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 […]
9 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Kefir
Lifeway kefir is a tart and tangy fermented milk beverage that contains 12 live and active probiotic cultures and 25 to 30 colony-forming units. These beneficial bacteria and yeast-based probiotic cultures provide a myriad of health benefits, making kefir a perfect addition to breakfast, a light snack, a probiotic boost to recipes, and an excellent […]
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 […]
Happy Holidays with Eggnog Kefir!
Eggnog Low Fat Kefir is back on shelves! Check the below list to see if Eggnog Kefir can be found near you. If you’re still having a hard time finding it near you, you can always use our Product Request Form and request it at your local grocery or health food store. Acme Big […]
What Are Healthy Fats? Why Are They Good For You?
The low-fat food trend has received a lot of criticism in recent years. Because of this, foods high in healthy fats are finally getting the recognition they deserve. Of course, not all fats are created equal. Trans fat, for example, should be avoided at all costs, whereas unsaturated fats, like monounsaturated and polyunsaturated, are actually […]
The Kefir Cookbook Tour
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 […]
Reasons to Love Lifeway Organic
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. […]
Cranberry Crème Brûlée is back!
One of our Holiday favorites is back on shelves! Check the below list to see if Cranberry Crème Brûlée Kefir can be found near you. If you’re still having a hard time finding it near you, you can always use our Product Request Form and request it at your local grocery or health food […]