I have to say, there are so many beverage-based products claiming all sorts of fantastic and wonderful things. They will give you clarity, brightness, longer nails, healthier hair, and the list goes on. Not unlike the traveling “tincture” or snake oil salesperson.

“Dr. So-and-so has this fabulous liquid of amazement!”

You can go into any gas mart and find komubcha, energy drinks, and teas all claiming health benefits. This is not to say there are not products on the market that are good for you; but as a consumer, you must be diligent in looking at the labels of beverages you are consuming.

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After 18 years working in the food and beverage industries of Chicago and San Francisco, Angela and Carolyn started a private chef and catering company, Life’s a Feast, in the tri-state area. They embrace their passion of cooking, entertaining, and creating one-of-a-kind experiences for their clients. Carolyn and Angela now share their passion with viewers on their cable show Life’s a Feast, available on Mediacom and their YouTube channel, Life’s a Feast LLC. Both share their expertise on food and wine on our website, their website, as well as their Facebook page. Recipes and photos are the copyrighted and intellectual property of Life’s a Feast, LLC.


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