Our Favorites: June 2014 Nutrition Products (Slideshow)
Check out the healthy-eating products on our radar.
Conventional soy sauce and tamari are like gas-station coffee and espresso: made from the same bean, but worlds apart in taste. Eden Organic tamari is made with non-GMO soy and without wheat, so its rich flavor is also gluten free. $5–$8 at natural markets or www.edenfoods.com.
Get your vegetables along with a healthy dose of probiotics with these pickled raw veggie combinations from Rejuvenative Foods. A bright, crunchy complement to dense foods, the mixes help make hearty meals more digestible — and delicious. About $12 at natural markets or www.rejuvenative.com.
Made with nonhomogenized goat’s milk, this rich, creamy, and slightly tangy yogurt from Redwood Hill Farm is perfect for the cow’s milk averse — and anyone else who loves really good real food. About $7 at natural markets. www.redwoodhill.com
The ramen you ate in college was magnificent in its convenience, if not its flavor. These gluten-free rice ramens from Lotus Foods deliver on both counts — and cook to perfection in only four minutes. Around $2 at natural markets or www.lotusfoods.com.
If you’re officially hooked on kombucha, it’s time to make your own. This kit from Kombucha Brooklyn contains everything you need to create your own endlessly giving bacterial “mother,” and it pays for itself in about two brews. $45 at www.kombuchabrooklyn.com.
Kind of like a chopstick with training wheels, the chork is the brainchild of a California furniture designer. Elegantly handcrafted in wood, it can grasp, scoop, or spear your food. Keep one in your bag and forget plastic silverware. $17 at www.eatingtools.com.