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 […]


7 Ways To Keep Your Gut Healthy When You Have Diabetes

Researchers are learning more and more every year about how the gut (also known as the digestive tract) plays a major role in health and disease, including diabetes. The trillions of microbes (bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other organisms) found in the gut help us to digest food. These microbes also protect our immune system. And […]


National Pecan Pie Day Recipe Collection

Go nuts this National Pecan Pie Day with one of our yummy recipes! Which pecan kefir recipe do you choose? Share your creations with us on social by tagging @LifewayKefir and using the hashtags #LoveYourGuts and  #MadeWithLifeway.   Pecan & Oat Smoothie Our Pecan & Oat Smoothie takes on the energy of loving abundance, giving […]


Which Frozen Kefir Would You Choose?

Choose the flavor you are craving! All of these frozen kefir recipes are no-churn and probitoic.  Strawberry Basil Frozen Kefir Celebrate any occasion with a scoop of our Strawberry Basil Frozen Kefir. It’s a creamy, naturally sweet treat that tastes like the fresh flavors of a summer garden. Buttered Popcorn Frozen Kefir We captured the […]


Tips to Destress This Holiday Season

The holidays are just around the corner, it’s time to spread cheer! You may have to change some of the typical family traditions to ensure the health and safety of loved ones, but the joy can still remain the same. We also want to provide you with resources to de-stress and relax during the most […]


Debunking the Myth: Dairy and Inflammation

Cutting out dairy to reduce inflammation seems to be a current trend, but one that is misunderstood and, perhaps, detrimental to one’s health. The truth is unless you have a true milk protein allergy, research suggests that dairy is likely not the cause of inflammation in your body. In fact, consuming dairy and fermented dairy […]


The Gut-Skin Axis

Genetics, diet, hydration, exercise, sunscreen, and skincare all contribute to the health of our skin.  However, as the saying goes, “true beauty lies within,” which may very well hold true with keeping our skin beautiful. The Gut-Skin Axis Similar to our gut, we have a skin microbiome that is home to billions of microorganisms that […]


Gut Health and Sleep

A good night’s sleep is often easier said than done. Insomnia or a bad night’s sleep can affect our daily well-being and even be detrimental to our health. While relaxation techniques, changing up our bedtime routine and limiting screen time before bed are great ideas to improve sleep, perhaps the secret of a good night’s […]


Ways to Support a Healthy Immune System

With the heightened awareness surrounding how to prevent illness, we’ve rounded the best ways to strengthen the immune system and fight off infection. Get The Sunshine Vitamin, Vitamin D:  Vitamin D is a unique vitamin that can be produced by our body with exposure to ultraviolet lights.  However, cloudy and cold days or the risk […]


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, […]