Podcast with Hannah Crum, Tara Rayburn, and Dr. Sylvia Onusic
by Dr. Kaayla Daniel
Episode 17 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is a three-part episode that features an interview with Hannah Crum, the Kombucha Mamma, about the probiotic beverage, kombucha; a healthy habit tip on healthy summer beverages with Tara Rayburn; and a public health study on vitamin D, cold sores and Alzheimer’s with Dr. Sylvia Onusic.
The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speaker(s) and not those of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund.
For the first segment, Hannah Crum, aka The Kombucha Mamma, and host Dr. Kaayla Daniel discuss the probiotic beverage, kombucha, and benefits of being an artisan food producer member of FTCLDF.
Can kombucha balance bodily pH? Is kombucha really as easy to make as tea? Can kombucha help you quit soda? What are some new ideas for kombucha flavors? What else can you do with kombucha besides drink it? What can you do with extra scobies from kombucha making? Why is Kombucha Kamp an artisanal producer member of FTCLDF? Listen to the podcast to find out!
About the Guest
Hannah Crum is The Kombucha Mamma, founder of Kombucha Kamp, the most visited website in the world for kombucha information, recipes and advice. KKamp’s mission is to “heal the world, one gut at a time.” Along with partner Alex LaGory, Hannah is also an industry journalist & Master Brewer, directly mentoring thousands of new and experienced kombucha brewers and providing consultation services for kombucha start-ups since 2007. Together, Hannah and Alex co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled kombucha around the world. Kombucha Kamp classes, advice and reporting have been featured in BevNet, Beverage Spectrum Magazine, Whole Life Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Elephant Journal, Vital Juice and many others while her instructional video series with E-How/Expert Village has racked up over 1 million views. Alex and Hannah are writing a 400 page kombucha tome that will be published by Storey Publishing (Fall 2015). Hannah is also a leader and featured speaker in the southern California real food movement, using the “Kombucha Lifestyle” as an introduction to other fermented foods, gut health, the human microbiome, “bacteriosapiens” and more.
She has truly lived up to her title as The Kombucha Mamma by shipping freshly grown, full-size kombucha starter cultures to more than 10,000 people worldwide and offers kits and continuous brew packages, the ultimate in convenient homebrewed kombucha, via her webstore. Kombucha is incredibly easy to make and a lifetime supply can be made from one fresh, healthy culture. Learn more and get a free “Do-It-Yourself” Kombucha Guide with brewing, bottling & flavoring tips by visiting: www.kombuchakamp.com/kombucha-recipe. Don’t forget the Kombucha Kamp motto: Trust your gut!
Don’t want to make your own kombucha, but still want to support FTCLDF? Buchi Kombucha donates 5 cents to FTCLDF for every Buchi Sovereign sold, so visit www.drinkbuchi.com/find-buchi to find a retailer near you who sells this gut-healthy product! Learn more!
Listen to Healthy Habit Coach Tara Rayburn and learn how to pack nutrients, probiotics and enzymes into your beverages.
About the Guest
Tara Rayburn is The Healthy Habit Coach. She is the Weston A. Price Chapter Leader for Las Vegas, and a well-known speaker, author, coach, wife and mom-on-a-mission. Her message is simple: “change a habit, change a life.” Tara believes that by changing just one habit, we can each become “ripples” of health in our world. For almost ten years, she has been teaching others worldwide how to create healthy habits using nutrient-rich foods and therapeutic-grade essential oils. To learn more about Tara and to contact her, visit her website at thehealthyhabitcoach.com.
Hear public health advocate, Dr. Sylvia Onusic, and your host, Dr. Kaayla Daniel, discuss a recent study on vitamin D, cold sores, and Alzheimer’s Disease.
About the Guest
Sylvia Onusic, PhD, CNS, LDN, is a member of the Weston A. Price Foundation, nutritionist, and writer/journalist who often speaks at the yearly Wise Traditions conference, the International Raw Milk Symposia, and publishes articles in the journal, Wise Traditions. Dr. Onusic holds a BS in Home Economics, Foods and Nutrition Education; an MS in the field of Health Administration and Policy; and a PhD in Public Health Education. She completed dietetic studies at Penn State University and a Fulbright Scholarship at the National Institute of Public Health in Slovenia. As “Your Public Health Advocate” at www.drsylviaonusic.com, she gives cutting edge analysis of the latest studies and issues in public health and nutrition. Sylvia leads a yearly “real food” culinary tour, Taste of Slovenia, every May-June. All details about the tour can be found at her blogsite, Taste of Slovenia (www.foodtourslovenia.wordpress.com) and FaceBook (www.facebook.com/tasteofslovenia).
Listen to the Food Rights Hour podcast featuring Dr. Onusic, “Episode 6: Real Food Lessons from Slovenia and More!”
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