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One of our lovely blog readers asked if you can eat a SCOBY, the live culture that makes kombucha so special and healthy. The answer is yes- if you’re brave enough! Here’s a recipe using a SCOBY (followed by the cutest video of a little girl begging her mum to eat one at home). We dare you to do the same! Recipe: SCOBY Tempura Salad Republished with kind thanks from the fantastic book Kombucha! By Eric and Jessica Childs. Special thanks to LW Yang for the image.  You will need: 1 cup unbleached cake flour 1 cup white rice flour 6...

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cancer prevention, fermented food and drink, health benefits, science -

Jaw-dropping science facts part 5 One in three of us will suffer from cancer in our lifetimes, and despite the basic advice: (eat less meat, get your five-a-day, don't smoke, etc), there's really nothing we can do to eliminate the risk entirely. Or is there?  An article in the Telegraph caught our eye recently when it listed fermented probiotic food and drinks as a scientifically proven way to avoid the disease. In a fascinating feature called 'Eight proven ways to prevent cancer', author Anna Magee writes: "It has been long known that cancers are caused by a combination of our genes, diet and lifestyle. However, as we gradually...

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2016, beverage trends, Equinox, fermentation, fermented food and drink -

Thanks to Elizabeth at Food Ingredients First for her great feature highlighting the incredible rise of fermented food and drinks, which Equinox was delighted to be mentioned in. 'The health benefits of fermented foods are being reported on increasingly, with western consumers widely opening up to new concepts. Consumption of fermented foods can be traced back thousands of years, if not longer, but it seems in 2016, buoyed by new product developments and consumers’ heightened awareness of the negative perceptions of processed foods, fermented foods are to establish themselves as a major food trend.' You can read the full article...

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