Is Kombucha Paleo?

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The Paleo Diet Food List

Eating paleo came about as a way to improve health by following the diet from a simpler time. Switching away from a Western diet became necessary to improve gut health and correct the damage that years of processed foods have wrought on your intestines. This is where many fermented foods such as sauerkraut, kefir, and kombucha come in.  Today we’re going to take a closer look at one such fermented item, kombucha, and see if it has a place in your paleo lifestyle.

What is Kombucha?

Kombucha is a fermented tea beverage that is made by adding a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY) to sweetened tea. Most recipes call for natural tea (unflavored), fresh fruits or vegetables, a SCOBY, and a kombucha starter (or leftover kombucha from a friend or the store).

Looks appetizing, right?! Looks appetizing, right?!

Although it is touted as a health drink, it’s important to remember that

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