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Cereal: It’s What’s for Brinner

If you’re looking for an excuse to get out of cooking dinner and to dig into a bowl of cereal instead, look no further than the Harvard School of Public Health. The school just released a study finding that people who eat high fiber cereal enjoy a 34 percent reduced risk of death from diabetes. More, they also have […]


Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Tart Cherries

Tart cherries and tart cherry juice have been the darlings of the fitness world for a while now, thanks to their ability to help alleviate joint pain and soreness, accelerate muscle recovery, and make athletes sleep like babies. While finding cherries in any form out of season is difficult, finding tart cherry juice, unless you know […]


What is Food Safety Day?

Did you know that there are more than 200 different diseases that are caused by unsafe food – food containing harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses, chemical substances? Or that there are estimated to be more than two million deaths from contaminated drinking water every year? That food safety can be compromised on every level of food […]


Gas Attack: What to Eat to Avoid Bloat

You’ve likely heard beans referred to as the “magical fruit” and know exactly what that means. While most of us don’t consider the consequences of consuming too many legumes all that magical, we all know that the “music” is a fact of life: every body toots. If you’ve ever suffered from excess flatulence or bloating (and you likely have […]


Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Honey

Liquid gold. Ambrosia. Manna. Nectar of the Gods. There are countless names for sweet, golden honey and they all imply the same thing: “this stuff is good.” And not just good in terms of taste, but good for you, too. Known for its incredible health benefits, sweet taste and holistic properties, honey has been prized […]


Strained Kefir French Onion Dip with Caramelized Onions

Ah, French onion dip. There’s something special about this ubiquitous dip. Whether you’re used to seeing it on a summer picnic table or served with chips while watching a game, few people haven’t had a taste of this not-so-traditional dip. Homemade, from a box or in a tub, everyone knows what French Onion Dip is. […]


Colorectal Cancer Month

Before you skip over this blog post because you think colon cancer only happens to older people, here us out. A new JAMA Surgery study found that while overall rates of colorectal cancer have been dropping by about one percent a year since the mid-80s, they’ve actually increased among people ages 20-34. Even worse, it’s more likely […]


Lifeway’s Favorite Spring Recipes

It’s officially spring and while that doesn’t mean the snow is done, it does mean our spring wardrobe is coming out, and so are our favorite spring recipes! The doldrums of winter are slowly rolling out and in their wake are mounds of fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs for us to play with. New snacks, […]


#QuantumParty to Support Whole Planet Foundation starts tomorrow!

The Quantum Collective Southwest Invasion is this weekend and we couldn’t be more ready. With the winter weather is still hanging on in our hometown of Chicago, we’re looking forward to a sunny weekend of music, art and, of course, kefir! Lifeway and Quantum Collective’s Southwest Invasion The Quantum Collective is an innovative music marketing company that […]


Julie Smolyansky: 2015 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum

Heartfelt congratulations to Lifeway President and CEO Julie Smolyansky on her acceptance in the 2015 class of Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum, a select community of leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future and work tirelessly to make the world a better place. Julie has long been an advocate […]