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So THAT'S Why Everyone's Drinking Kefir

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 02.12.2016 | Taste

Kefir might not be as trendy as chia seeds or quinoa, but it's making a stir in the health food scene. This fermented milk drink, which hails from Eas...

3 Sour Foods With Major Health Benefits

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 09.10.2015 | OWN

Let's face it: Our love for all things sweet and salty has caught up with us; health experts agree that most adults are consuming too much of both. Bu...

Alexander C. Kaufman

People Are Going Crazy For A Fermented Milk Drink No One Can Pronounce | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

Kuh-FEER? KEFF-eer? KEE-fur?

The Powerhouse Superfood You've Probably Never Heard Of

OWN | Posted 10.29.2014 | OWN

When it comes to superfoods packed with nutrients and health benefits, most of the heavy hitters are familiar: kale, chia seeds, blueberries and salmo...

Talking Probiotics and Women in Business With Lifeway's Julie Smolyansky

Mark Bazer | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Bazer

Lifeway CEO Julie Smolyansky took time out of her crazy schedule to be on the very first Interview Show at The Hideout, in Chicago, five years ago. Loved having her on again back in March and talking probiotics, women in business and how to pronounce "kefir."

Taste Test: The Best And Worst Drinking Yogurts

Kristen Aiken | Posted 06.07.2013 | Taste

Separating the good, the bad, and the gloppy.

Top 5 Videos of the Week: Presented by UCB Comedy

UCB Comedy | Posted 06.01.2013 | Comedy
UCB Comedy

It is not, the "United Christians Brigade," as my mother calls it. Close, but not quite. The Upright Citizens Brigade is the ultimate hub of comedic talent, a religion for some, and a cult classic for the young at heart.

Milk Pairings, Tea Pairings, Wine-and-Fritos Pairings: Pair, Pair Everywhere

Anneli Rufus | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

I met a sommelier who specializes in pairing fine wines with Pringles, Cool Ranch Doritos, KFC cole slaw, California rolls and pumpkin pie -- stuff you'd normally never associate with le vin. What other beverages match specific foods?

Central Asian Cold Yogurt Soup

Jenny Holm | Posted 10.23.2012 | Taste
Jenny Holm

I first tasted this soup, called okroshka, at a hotel lunch buffet in Kazakhstan, where its cool and tangy flavors played a welcome foil to the heavier meat-and-noodle dishes that predominate there.

The Best Chilled Soups For Spring

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

So your body may not have been in top-notch condition for spring break, but there's still time to get that bikini bod by summertime! 

Is Your Food Pro-Life?

The Sweet Beet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Sweet Beet

We are being marketed probiotics aggressively and though they are naturally created in some foods, they are "enriching" many foods such as chocolate and juice. Here's what you need to know.

Kombucha and Kefirs: Hype or Healthy?

Ashley Koff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

With so many "functional" beverages out there, one wonder if they provide actual health benefits or are just trendy. With fermented beverages like kombucha, the good news is that many live up to the hype.

The Flat Belly Food You Don't Know About: Kefir

Leslie Goldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

Unless you hail from Russia or really pay attention when perusing the yogurt aisle at the grocery store, chances are, you've never heard of this 2,000-year-old nutritional rock star: kefir.

Kefir Madness

Anthony Anderson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anthony Anderson

I bought some kefir grains at the co-op in Minneapolis. A grass-fed, goat kefir from Northern California. It was cold and I took some sips. Wow