Has Kombucha Gotten a Bad Rap?

Often touted as a miracle elixir, Kombucha offers a plethora of health benefits. For those who don’t know, Kombucha is a fermented beverage made from tea, sugar, bacteria, and yeast. It’s available in most health food stores in a variety of flavored tea combinations. Of course anything that’s fermented contains trace amounts of alcohol and…

Alcoholism

Over 1 in 10 Americans admit they have had a drinking problem at one stage of their life

Based on a survey of 2,560 Americans (aged 21+; Google surveys August 2020). State                              % Alabama          4 Alaska  29 Arizona            17 Arkansas         12 California        19 Colorado         23 Connecticut    10 Delaware         15 Florida 18 Georgia           10 Hawaii             14 Idaho   25 Illinois  14 Indiana            11 Iowa    8 Kansas 23 Kentucky         15 Louisiana         5 Maine  14 Maryland       …

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    Based on a survey of 2,560 Americans (aged 21+; Google surveys August 2020). State                              % Alabama          4 Alaska  29 Arizona            17 Arkansas         12 California        19 Colorado         23 Connecticut    10 Delaware         15 Florida 18 Georgia           10 Hawaii             14 Idaho   25 Illinois  14 Indiana            11 Iowa    8 Kansas 23 Kentucky         15 Louisiana         5 Maine  14 Maryland       …

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    Often touted as a miracle elixir, Kombucha offers a plethora of health benefits. For those who don’t know, Kombucha is a fermented beverage made from tea, sugar, bacteria, and yeast. It’s available in most health food stores in a variety of flavored tea combinations. Of course anything that’s fermented contains trace amounts of alcohol and…

  • Is Your Neighborhood Making You Sick?

    I used to live in a neighborhood blanketed in liquor stores, dive bars, and convenience stores that sold beer until two in the morning – even on Christmas. My old apartment building smelled so much like pot you’d have thought a herd of skunks lived next door. Drunk people screamed at each other outside my…

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    Ahhh, the good ol’ tomato. They make a mean spaghetti sauce. They’re full of antioxidants, which makes them great for homemade facials. They’re even good for throwing at bad performers. What else can you use tomatoes for? Allegedly, to counteract alcohol…at least, somewhat. Maybe. Recent studies have shown tomatoes reduce the harmful effects of alcohol…

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    Lisa’s mom, Jane, was at the end of her rope. For the third time in eight weeks, she had to go pick up her drunk daughter. Jane was exhausted and she certainly wasn’t looking forward to seeing Lisa go through the detox process again. She wanted to be kind and compassionate, but those emotions seemed…