Trying Kombucha

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When I was in Sweden my aunt and I were in a health shop browsing about when she asked me if I’d ever tried Kombucha and I hadn’t. So as a treat she wanted to buy me a bottle and I was of course very intrigued. I’ve heard so many great things and that it works wonders for your stomach helping with digestion and gut health as well as being energising. I’m all for anything that helps your stomach, I struggle a lot with stomach pains and discomfort. It’s easily bloated or upset. It’s definitely something I’m working on and want to improve.

There are lots of flavours to choose from but all of you know my my obsession with ginger so that was an easy decision for me. The flavour was quite sour and reminded me a bit of vinegar but less vinegary than actual vinegar if that makes sense. So if you’re hoping for something sweet, this is definitely not it. I thought it was nice but I’m not sure if I would order it again. Perhaps if I feel like mixing it up and buying something different to drink.

If you’re thinking of trying it out, make sure that it’s raw to get all the benefits from it. Be careful of exposing your kombucha to heat, this can increase the alcohol level of the drink as it helps the bacteria to grow. There have been incidents where alcohol has been found in kombucha due to the bottles not being refrigerated.

Author: madeleineskristensen

Madeleine Moves is a blog celebrating a love of exercise, food, travelling and life. I love being active, exercising and being out and about. With my blog I hope to spread this joy and inspire you to be your best. Who am I? I’m Madeleine (surprise). I’m a Swede who lives in the vibrant city of Glasgow in Scotland. I moved here for my university studies and in summer 2016 I graduated with a degree in Business and Management at University of Glasgow. My keyword has always been balance. I love eating healthy food but I also love to indulge once in a while. You need to enjoy life at the end of the day and limiting yourself is not the way to go. With this I would like to say welcome to Madeleine Moves. Love, Madeleine

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