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Kefir vs. Kombucha Tea: Which One is Healthier?

author avatar Dr. Eric Berg 08/31/2023

Kefir and kombucha have some incredible health benefits—find out why!


0:00 Introduction: Kefir vs. kombucha tea

0:45 The benefits of kefir

1:38 The benefits of kombucha tea

2:25 Which one is healthier?

2:35 Share your success story!

In this video, we’re going to talk about the differences between kefir and kombucha tea. Which one is healthier?

Take a look at the health benefits of kefir and kombucha.

- Kefir -

• Contains lactic acid bacteria, which can live in the body

• Allows us to digest lactose easier

• Helps regulate bowel movements

• Reduces inflammation

• Supports the immune system

• Reduces risk of colon cancer and polyps

• Helps you lose weight

• Similar benefits as sauerkraut and kimchi

- Kombucha tea -

• Contains acetic acid bacteria, which can’t live in the body (needs oxygen)

• Byproducts of acetic acid bacteria are beneficial

• Helps normalize your blood sugars

• Helps normalize your blood pressure

• Reduces inflammation

• Supports digestion

• Decreases pathogens

• Increases mineral absorption

Which one is healthier? This is a hard call. Kefir and kombucha tea have their unique benefits. Give both a try and see what you think of them.

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