Nourishing Conversation with Nicole & Christine

Health & Wellness in the French Riviera

Welcome to Nourishing Conversation, a brand new podcast building connections within the health & wellness community in the South of France and Beyond. Our mission is to bring together like-minded individuals who shar

Nourishing Conversation: Kombucha

Season 1, Ep. 5
**This episode was filmed on location and is best enjoyed watching on YouTube! You can view it here: **Today we take you inside Riviera Kombucha, a small, 100% organic and local Kombucha maker in the small city of Grasse, France.Do you know what Kombucha is? Or why it is good for your health? We speak with the maker, Joris Bebin about all this and more and enjoy a tasting at a local cafe.Joris is adamant about sourcing his ingredients locally -except for the tea- and that often includes neighbour's yards! He very poetically told us: “Behind each ingredient that I use there is always a story with men, women, a garden, a little secret place, little paradises, beautiful landscapes, varieties of rare or forgotten fruits. It's like a kaleidoscope of small journeys around us.”Riviera Kombucha can be found at the following locations in the South of France:- Grasse : L'Arrosoir - café, Camélia - Ice cream and patisserie,- Les délices d'Auril - Ice cream- Cannes : Copenhaguen Café - coffee & tea, Papilla - Ice cream, Panier- Bulk health food stores throughout the Riviera- Antibes : Nomads Coffee, Côté terroir - restaurant, Chez Amélie - restaurant and coffee- Mougins : Fou'd'bio - food truck- Nice : 21 Paysans - restaurant and deli, Hug café, Les parleuses - coffee and books, Alter'natives - restaurant and epicerieIf you can get to Grasse, stop by the Riviera Kombucha workshop at:8 Bd Victor Hugo, 06130 GrasseThis episode looks a bit different! The very kind, Samal Shrikant of 06 Media, did the filming and editing of this episode. What do you think? Leave a comment below if we should continue with live, filmed visits.If you would like to realise an audio-visual project for yourself or your business, contact Samal at: or, 06 Media: #FrenchRiviera #healthdrinks #guthealth

Super Spirulina!

Season 1, Ep. 2
Episode 2: Super Spirulina with Damien StephanThe protein of the future and the most nutrition-packed food on the planet with the highest concentration of protein and iron of any food, it’s no wonder NASA and ESA are studying these blue-green algae for farming on Mars. We discuss all the nutritional benefits of consuming spirulina, including how it’s the planet's highest source of protein and iron, numerous amino acids and potent antioxidants. Spirulina is the true fountain of youth! We interview Damien Stephan of “Spirulina Côte d’Azur”, a farmer in Grasse, France who makes the most delicate, pleasant-tasting spirulina pellets either of us have ever tasted. Learn what it is, how it's made and what it can do for your energy levels. Remember, this is purely educational and you should always speak with your doctor before starting a new diet regime.Where to buy Spirulina Côte d'Azur Directly from the farm: www.spirulinacotedazur.comOr call Damien at +33 (0)7 83 04 08 35 to arrange a pick-up or large order. Le Marché de nos collines 9 route d'Opio, Maison du Terroir06650 Le Rouret Spirulina: Phycocyanin:By Mitchso - Data from PDB entry 5MJM, figure generated in Pymol., CC BY-SA 4.0, Microalgae. CSIRO, CC BY 3.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commonslink: Kamata, Zhenzi Piao, Soichiro Suzuki, Takahiro Fujimori, Wataru Tajiri, Keiji Nagai, Tomokazu Iyoda, Atsushi Yamada, Toshiaki Hayakawa, Mitsuteru Ishiwara, Satoshi Horaguchi, Amha Belay, Takuo Tanaka, Keisuke Takano & Masanori Hangyo, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commonslink: