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Kombucha

ContentsKey FactsIntroductionFoodborne OutbreaksProductionFood SafetyConsumptionNutrition ReferencesKey Facts Kombucha is a fermented tea that can be produced commercially or in private homes. Kombucha has become increasingly popular and a number of national and regional supermarkets, including natural foods stores and large grocery store chains, now carry the fizzy, refreshing tea on store shelves. Many people drink kombucha for its professed health benefits; however, these claims still need more research. Some animal studies have shown it has bioactive components that display antioxidant, detoxifying, and antimicrobial properties that may contribute to claims that kombucha plays a role in overall immune health, mental health, and Read more