The average American adult eats 94 grams of sugar a day, according to the US Department of Agriculture. That’s more than double the recommended max, which is 36 g of added sugar per day for men. While these added sugars don’t include naturally-occurring sugars—like the kind in fruit and dairy—packaged foods tend to sneak in sugar for taste. White recommends finding something with the lowest amount of sugar possible — but if that's unavoidable, stick to less than 10 g of sugar per serving.
Science hasn’t really answered that question yet, says Aaron Kobernick, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of allergy and immunology in the department of dermatology at the University of Utah. The drink as a whole hasn’t been proven to cure the common cold, but some of the ingredients could be beneficial. The National Institutes of Health recommends that men get 90 milligrams (mg) of vitamin C per day, and lemons contains a good dose of it—4 mg per wedge, in fact.
First, it’s helpful to understand what the stuff actually is. Kombucha is a fizzy tea, usually made with black or green tea, sugar, bacteria, and yeast. It has a slightly sour, almost vinegar-like taste, and is fermented for one to two weeks using a SCOBY, which stands for symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast that is grown.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".