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Discover how to make and serve delicious probiotic foods and improve your overall health with Donna Schwenk. In her weekly radio show "Cultured Food Life" (new episodes every Tuesday), Donna will de-mystify different probiotic foods such as kefir, kombucha, and cultured vegetables, and share how to add these foods into your diet. As a teacher and writer, Donna works with thousands of people to open the door to a world of foods that can help improve an array of health problems including high blood pressure, diabetes, and IBS. In her down-to-earth and informative style, Donna will walk you through the basic preparation techniques and teach you how to make these delicious probiotic recipes at home. You can find out all about Donna on her web site https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/

Cultured Food Life Donna Schwenk

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Discover how to make and serve delicious probiotic foods and improve your overall health with Donna Schwenk. In her weekly radio show "Cultured Food Life" (new episodes every Tuesday), Donna will de-mystify different probiotic foods such as kefir, kombucha, and cultured vegetables, and share how to add these foods into your diet. As a teacher and writer, Donna works with thousands of people to open the door to a world of foods that can help improve an array of health problems including high blood pressure, diabetes, and IBS. In her down-to-earth and informative style, Donna will walk you through the basic preparation techniques and teach you how to make these delicious probiotic recipes at home. You can find out all about Donna on her web site https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/

    Episode 138: Why Sprouted Flour is Better Than Regular Flour

    Episode 138: Why Sprouted Flour is Better Than Regular Flour

    I have found that most people’s bodies struggle to digest grains. Yet these same bodies flourish with grains that have been sprouted or are made with a sourdough culture. Check out today's podcast to learn how to make delicious baked goods with sprouted flour.
    Episode link:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/podcast/episode-138-why-sprouted-flour-is-better-than-regular-flour/
    Check out these links:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s5oYqYjfSo https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/why-sprouted-flour-is-better-than-regular-flour/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/gluten-pain-the-best-teacher/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/overnight-sourdough-bread/ https://healthyflour.com/product-category/sprouted-flour/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/sprouted-flour/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/sprouted-grains-faqs/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/donnas-sprouted-bread/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/sprouted-strawberry-scones-lemon-kefir-topping/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/chocolate-kefir-zucchini-cake/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/zucchini-pancakes/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/strawberry-lemon-kefir-pie/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/sprouted-graham-crackers/

    • 23 min
    Episode 137: I Was Lost... Until I Did This

    Episode 137: I Was Lost... Until I Did This

    "How do I apply all this cultured food stuff to my life? Where and how do I get started?” This is something that I hear quite often. People want to change their lives and feel better but don’t know where to start. What makes people change their lives while others stay stuck in old patterns that don’t serve them? Let me share with you what I have discovered and how you can change your life too.
    Episode link:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/podcast/episode-137-i-was-lost-until-i-did-this/
    Check out these links:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/i-was-lost-until-i-did-this/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/subscribe/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/members/become-a-biotic-pro/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/lives-touched/

    • 25 min
    Episode 136: IBD - Crohn's, Ulcers, and Fermented Foods

    Episode 136: IBD - Crohn's, Ulcers, and Fermented Foods

    I've seen cultured vegetables, kombucha, and kefir help with so many gastrointestinal disorders, and I've even witnessed firsthand my son healing from an ulcer that was causing him severe pain every time he ate. Check out the episode to learn more.
    Episode link:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/podcast/episode-136-ibd-crohns-ulcers-and-fermented-foods/
    Check out these links:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/ibd-crohns-ulcers-and-fermented-foods/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/prebiotics-as-important-as-probiotics/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/lemon-ginger-kombucha/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/super-easy-kefir-pots/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/recipe/blueberry-spinach-k***t/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/why-you-should-know-about-short-chain-fatty-acids-and-fermented-foods/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6428516/

    • 20 min
    Episode 135: Your Body Was Designed To Heal You

    Episode 135: Your Body Was Designed To Heal You

    There are unseen workings of the world of cells that reside within us. Things that we take for granted because we don't understand how it all works. Our trillions of cells govern themselves and create the bodies that we have and also fight on our behalf to keep us well. Learn more about our miraculous bodies in this episode.
    Episode link:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/podcast/episode-135-your-body-was-designed-to-heal-you/
    Check out these links:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/your-body-was-designed-to-heal-you/ https://youtu.be/831gJ83sewg

    • 20 min
    Episode 134: Preserving Gut Health As You Age

    Episode 134: Preserving Gut Health As You Age

    Aspects of our physical health change naturally with age, but poor diet, reduced digestive enzymes, and unbalanced gastrointestinal flora can wreak havoc on both our digestive and immune systems. Here are things you can do to help your struggling gut and bring peace to your life again.
    Episode link:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/podcast/episode-134-preserving-gut-health-as-you-age/
    Check out these links:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/preserving-gut-health-as-you-age/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/the-healing-crisis-and-cultured-foods/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/store/product/full-spectrum-enzymes/

    • 24 min
    Episode 133: Grow Your Own Probiotics

    Episode 133: Grow Your Own Probiotics

    Making your own probiotics is one the best ways to change your health. Buying probiotic supplements are expensive and are often trapped in the acids of the stomach, and the probiotics are killed before the body ever gets a chance to use them. Consuming probiotic foods such as kefir, kombucha, and cultured vegetables is much more effective than taking pills and I can show you how!
    Episode link:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/podcast/episode-133-grow-your-own-probiotics/
    Check out these links:
    https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/grow-your-own-probiotics/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/the-healing-crisis-and-cultured-foods/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/dairy-free-kefir-every-kind-you-can-imagine/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/7-reasons-i-have-kefir-every-day/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/why-i-drink-kombucha-every-day/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/7-reasons-i-eat-cultured-vegetables/ https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/can-fermented-vegetables-help-with-covid-19/

    • 27 min

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