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Fermented Mixed Berry Syrup

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Fermented Mixed Berry Syrup

This syrup is simple to make and keep on hand for topping any sort of dessert, or adding to cold water for a refreshing soda. Note: Adding the maple syrup to the berry mixture before fermenting yields a more fizzy, less sweet syrup. INGREDIENTS: 4 cups mixed berries 2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 cup water kefir juice [water from kefir] 1/4 cup organic sugar 1 cup maple syrup INSTRUCTIONS: In a bowl mix together washed berries, kosher salt, kefir juice and sugar.  Mash berries into a liquid sauce Place into a clean, quart-size jar. Cover the jar with a tight lid, airlock lid, or coffee filter secured with...

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Probiotics (Your Friendly Gut Flora): The Bacteria for Good Health

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Probiotics (Your Friendly Gut Flora): The Bacteria for Good Health

Probiotics have been in your system from the very moment that you were born. When you travel through your mother’s birth canal during delivery, that’s when you were exposed to your mother’s bacteria for the very first time. This event started a cascade of events inside your gastrointestinal tract, your GI tract, and it started to produce good bacteria. This rich gut microbial community is referred to as the microbiome, which plays a vital role in your immune system and overall health. Now here’s a fun fact. The human brain weighs about three pounds, and a healthy human body will...

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