The Lab Report

Where we break down the Science Behind our Products

Four Smoothie Recipes that Kids Love

Four Smoothie Recipes that Kids Love

January 9, 2017
Last updated September 27, 2018

Almond Butter & ‘Nanner Treat Protein: 1-3 tbsp almond butter Liquid: 1-2 cups almond or coconut milk as needed Texture: 1 cup sliced frozen banana* Flavor: 1 tsp vanilla Color: Handful baby spinach Mix-ins: Chocolate chips, cocoa powder, coconut flakes *Tip: Slice bananas and spread onto a wax-papered cookie sheet. Set in freezer overnight. Remove, […]

Baker's Yeast

Glucan Sources matter more than you think

January 2, 2017
Last updated September 27, 2018

You already know that fiber is good for you, and that dietary sources of it are an important part of keeping the digestive system running properly, lowering cholesterol, and keeping blood sugar levels under control. What you may not know, however, is that the soluble fiber beta glucan is proving that it provides more benefits […]

Simple Ways to Bolster the Immune System

Simple Ways to Bolster the Immune System

December 19, 2016
Last updated September 27, 2018

The immune system is an amazing force, capable of intricate functions that science still cannot comprehend. The immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body. One of the important cells involved are white blood cells, also called leukocytes, which come in two basic […]

Beat Allergies Naturally

Beat Allergies Naturally

November 24, 2016
Last updated September 27, 2018

Beautiful weather, good food, adorable pets, a bouquet of flowers – what do they all have in common? We should say that they make us smile and brighten our day, but for too many, the common denominator is that they make us feel miserable. Allergies can come in many shapes and forms and can seem […]

Water Kefir Grains

How to Make Water Kefir

July 23, 2015
Last updated September 27, 2018

Equipment Culture-Friendly Plastic Strainer 32 ounce (1 quart), Wide-mouth Mason Jar with lid 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons, 2 ounces) of organic water kefir grains Wooden or plastic spoon 2 ounces organic sugar / mineral blend re-usable brewing cloth lid Directions Place 2 ounces of water kefir grains into a quart sized mason jar. Add 2 […]

Antioxidants: Beyond the Hype

Antioxidants: Beyond the Hype

June 12, 2015
Last updated September 27, 2018

Antioxidants and free radicals are household names today, though this weren’t always the case. It actually wasn’t until the 1990s that people got wind of the fact that free radical damage was linked to a whole slew of health conditions like cancer, heart disease, vision loss and virtually every chronic disease. No wonder that immediately […]