Kombucha is a fermented, lightly effervescent, sweetened black or green tea drink. Juice, spices, fruit and other flavorings are often added to the beverage.
Kombuchas from green and black teas have bioactive properties that can help control metabolic alterations induced by a high-fat high-fructose (HFHF) diet.
Blood Sugar Regulation
Improved glucose metabolism.[1:1]
Improved plasma total antioxidant capacity and superoxide dismutase activity.[1:2]
Decreased nitric oxide concentration.[1:3]
Kombucha reduced systemic inflammation by decreasing the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR).[1:4]
Reduced total adipose tissue.[1:5]
Reduced blood triglycerides.[1:6]
Reverted liver steatosis.[1:7]
Modulation of genes related to adipogenesis and β-oxidation.[1:8]