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Kefir: The Feel-Good Fermentation Trend

Biodiversity is something you expect to find in the rainforest — not so much in a smoothie. But the diversity of beneficial microbes is what attracts consumers to kefir: a tangy, fermented and sometimes fizzy milk drink. 

While yogurt may have just two beneficial cultures, kefir can contain more than 50 strains of bacteria and yeast. This, when consumed, can increase microbial diversity and reduce inflammation in the gut. It’s also a good source of calcium, protein and minerals. Add all these benefits together, and you see why kefir is rapidly becoming a top health food trend.  

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Topics: Smoothies, smoothie, Smoothie Program, smoothie ingredients, Generation Z food preferences, smoothie trends

Secrets of the $28 Smoothie

Crowning the menu at Malibu-based chain SunLife Organics is the Billion Dollar Smoothie, a blend of 16 ultra-premium ingredients that some health enthusiasts promise will nourish the body and mind. It won’t enrich the wallet, though — the Billion Dollar Smoothie costs $28. (The Million Dollar Smoothie is a comparative bargain, at $15.95.)

The $28 price tag is due to exotic ingredients like goat colostrum, adaptogenic mushrooms and silica. (Oddly, the smoothie just tastes like vanilla.) While the health benefits of ingredients like these aren’t always proven, many customers are avidly seeking out ultra-premium smoothie ingredients.


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Topics: Smoothies, Beverage Trends, smoothie ingredients, adaptogens

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