What are Probiotics?
Probiotics are live micro-organisms such as bacteria, yeast, fungi, archaea, viruses and protozoans etc which are present in human Guts which plays a major role in a good or bad state of our overall health. Hence, its Essentials to build strong digestive system to stay away from diseases. Probiotics in adequate amount may help in better digestion, protect against diseases, enhance immunity and metabolism. However, due to factors like, Environmental (air, water & soil pollution), Diet (Carbonated, Concentrates, Sports or Energy Drinks, Preservatives, High Sugar Intake, Fast Food etc) and Lifestyle Habits (Smoking and Drinking, Unusual Eating Times, No Exercise, Insufficient Sleep, Late Nights, Stress etc) which toxify body, disturb bowel movement, increases weight, reduce immunity, escalate cholesterol levels and unstable body metabolism.
Probiotics or Fermented or Functional Foods are best alternative and KOMBUCHA top the list because of its naturalness, medicinal and healing benefits.
Why Probiotics are Essential to human body?
Gut Flora or Gut Microbiota refers to the micro-organisms which is present within the intestine of human body. These micro-organisms present in the form of bacteria, fungi, archaea, viruses and protozoans etc with many different species of each bacteria. In some cases, these micro-organisms weigh more than human cells hence directly or indirectly linked with Non-Communicable type of diseases. Due to above three major factors (Environment, Diet & Lifestyle) which impact the count and growth of these good bacteria, it is Essentials to maintain their require count in the Gut, thus intake of Probiotics or Fermented or Functional Food is Essential.
What Is Kombucha?
KOMBUCHA is an East Asian ancient beverage, also called “Immortal Health Elixir” and used for more than 2000 years for different health and healing benefits. Kombucha is fermented drink with live colony of micro-organisms (Good Bacteria) which use natural tea and sugar as its functional food and creates naturally tangy, fuzzy and nutrient-rich beverage. Its best alternative for your concentrated, carbonated, sugary or artificial beverages.
TOP 10 REASONS TO ENJOY GUTLIFE® KOMBUCHA
- CLEANSES & DETOXIFICATION
Powerful antioxidants help to detoxify the body and keep away from harmful diseases
- HEALTHY DIGESTION
High levels of Organic Acids, Enzymes and Probiotic supports digestion and prevent and heal stomach ulcers.
- IMMUNE SYSTEM STIMULATION
With Anti-Oxidants, Vitamins & Minerals, maintains balance of good bacteria in our gut. Kombucha is been known to reverse some diseases, improve bowel movement, help digestion and improve immunity.
- CANCER PREVENTION
High Glucaric Acid & Microbiomes helps prevent Cancer.
- CHOLESTEROL REDUCTION
Reduce LDL Levels (Bad Cholesterol) & Improves HDL Cholesterol Levels (Good Cholesterol).
- ENERGY BOOSTER
With Vitamin B & Iron may increase Haemoglobin in blood, thereby enhancing oxygen flow.
- WEIGHT LOSS
Natural Acids & Anti-Oxidants Improves Metabolism and burn fats and improve digestion.
- LUBRICATE JOINTS
Natural source of compounds Glucosamine increases Hyaluronic acid in the body and helps protect and lubricate joints.
- PREVENT & REDUCE WRINKLES
Improves skin tone, texture, fairness and may effectively lessens wrinkles and fine lines.
- MOOD ENHANCEMENT
Contained Vitamins Help Battle Depression, Stabilize Mood & Enhanced Concentration.
How Many Flavor Variants are Available?
We have two range of Kombucha, HARMONY (12 flavors) and HOMAGE (4 flavors).
- CLASSIC – Original
- CITRUS – Lemon Lime & Orange Tulsi
- HERBAL – Lemongrass, Mint & Basil Fennel
- FRUITY – Pineapple Delight, Mango Turmeric, Strawberry Rose & Lychee Peach
- SPICY – Ginger & Spice It Up
- NUTS – Nutty Affair
- FRUITY – Kiwi Amla, Pomegranate Tamarind&Watermelon Chat
Are there any Live Probiotic Organisms (Good Bacteria) in Kombucha?
Entirely, it has live strains of culture in Kombucha which is not visibly present during bottling however, afterwards, it keeps growing and its good indication that product is alive and active. If you are not comfortable with it or find high amount of it due to long standing period, you can stain before consuming.
How does Kombucha drink taste?
Kombucha is a fermented beverage, hence it tastes tangy like apple cider vinegar. However, Kombucha is lighter, refreshing, fuzzy and nutrient rich beverage. Initially, our sugary taste buds of sugary drinks take time to adjust to its taste.
Why do the Kombucha taste different from the last time I consumed them?
Our Kombucha are RAW, unfiltered and Active hence it tastes keep changing slightly due to continuous fermentation.Store in refrigerator to stop the fermentation and consume chill. Despite changes in the taste and appearance it is as healthy as it should be.
Does it contain any preservatives, artificial flavors, colours or essences?
No, None of these. We recommend to keep the drink in refrigeration instead of preservatives and use High Grade Natural Flavors and Colours to the drink in Harmony range.
Does GutLife® Kombucha have alcohol in them?
Due to natural fermentation, 0.5% of traces amount of alcohol content may found in this drink by volume which under permitted limit by law/authority.
How should you drink Kombucha?
Kombucha tastes best when chilled, in highball, champagne glass over ice or directly through chilled bottle.
Does GutLife® Kombucha contains sugar or caffeine?
Kombucha are fermented drinks hence during fermentation small amount of caffeine may generate. Sugar is used as a functional food for micro-organisms to ferment, thus 5-8 gm of sugar may have found during bottling, but till end user sugar content goes almost nil in most of the bottles.
Can we drink Kombucha regularly on daily basis or is it just for special occasions?
Off Course, you can drink Kombucha anywhere, anytime, as per your like to make you refreshing, energised and hydrated.
Who should drink Kombucha?
Everyone can enjoy Kombucha, but remember to keep small quantities for children and person with critical medical condition should consult medical practitioner before any intake of it.
What is floating in the packed bottle?
Those are the live strain of good bacteria (SCOBY) which eventually fermented these drinks and improves your overall body metabolism when consumed. If you are not comfortable, you can always strain it out and still there will be enough of them in micro quantities in the drink.
How much should I drink Kombucha?
There are no precise measures for intake quantities perhaps, three times a day may should give you better results. For first timers, start with 100ml and observe for 12-24hrs then continue if there is no allergic reaction. First timers may have to face loose stools initially due to detoxification of your body which stabilise body in 48-72 hrs.
Can I shake Kombucha?
Strictly, DO NOT SHAKE the drink or bottle. Natural carbonation could result in overflow the drink or bursting of the bottle. For sediment to mix, gently tilt the bottle up and down.
How do I store & shelf life of Kombucha?
Due to its Raw and Aliveness, always keep Kombucha in the refrigerator (4-8oC), away from direct sunlight, stored in upright position and consume in less than 24 hrs max once opened.Sealed bottle has shelf life of 3 months from the date of manufacture.
Whatcan be mixed with Kombucha?
Kombucha is a universal beverage, hence some dashes of Juice, Lemon, Honey, Ginger, Mint, Fruits, Herbs or Spirits may be mix with it to create new taste bud to satisfy.
Is it safe to drink Kombucha by Diabetics, Pregnant or Breast-feeding women?
Research has shown positive effects on Diabetics and lesser amount of alcohol (0.5%) when refrigerated consider non-alcoholic should not do any harm to pregnant or bread feeding women, however for precaution Diabetics, Pregnant or Breast-Feeding women should consult medical practitioner before consuming it.