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Natural Medicine: GMO Foods, Migraine Relief, and Building Bone Collagen

 I keep hearing I should drink kombucha. Is it really as healthful as people claim?Dr. Michael Murray: Kombucha is a fermented drink made with tea, sugar, and a glob of yeast and bacteria starter. It’s sometimes called “Manchurian mushroom,” but it’s not a mushroom at all. Some companies market kombucha as a panacea, for everything from boosting energy to curing cancer, but there is little scientific information on the benefits of this tea. It does provide a tremendous amount of immune-enhancing and other health-promoting compounds such as beta-glucans, polyphenols, and various organic acids like gluconic acid, propionic acid, and malic acid.As a cautionary note, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration put out a warning about homemade kombucha. It’s difficult for home brewers to properly sterilize their facilities, and contamination can occur. Mold, fungi, and excess alcohol have all been associated with homemade kombucha. Unless you really know what you’re doing, don’t make it yourself! Buy a respected, established, commercially available brand.In my late 30s, I began to have menstrual-rel …

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