kencko | The Goods

Why we love coconut water

Find out why we added coconut water to our latest smoothie flavor, and meet the people who supply us with juicy, organic coconuts.

The Way We Eat Now

Our shopping and eating habits are always evolving. Ordinarily the process is slow - but in 2020, things changed really fast. Here’s a snapshot of how the global coronavirus outbreak has affected the way we eat, shop for groceries, and think about food today.

Which plant milk should you choose?

Over the last decade, plant-based milks have grown from a niche ingredient to a global market worth $12 billion. That’s great for consumer choice - but navigating the crowded non-dairy shelf can be daunting. Soy, almond, oat, coconut, rice, pea, hemp: which plant milk is right for you?

Why coffee is good for you (and when it’s not)

To coincide with the launch of our first coffee smoothie, limited edition mochas, we explore the pros and cons of our morning caffeine fix.

How food can boost your mood

Finding ways to cope with stress and anxiety is an urgent priority for many of us. To mark Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re diving into the myriad ways food and nutrition can play a role in keeping you balanced.

Best breakfasts for gut health

Start your day with one of these delicious recipes to treat your digestive system to a prebiotic feast.

Sports nutrition: choosing foods for active bodies

We all know that staying active has massive health benefits. But what’s the best way to nourish your body while you exercise? Our Head of Nutrition, Mallory Gonzales RD, has some advice for you.

No more guilt trips: shipping is now carbon-neutral

A quick update from kencko HQ: as of August 2020, our smoothies now come with carbon neutral shipping. Read on to find out more.

Five incredible facts about your gut

Looking for cute conversation starters for a first date? Don’t come to us - we’ll just give you weird and wonderful facts about the human digestive system.

Fiber is back in fashion

Gut health supplements may be big business, but what your microbiome craves most of all is good, old-fashioned fiber. It's time to give it the attention it deserves.

How to read scientific research – and understand it

Want to dig deeper into the science behind nutrition and health? With these five simple tools, you’ll be able to navigate the most daunting research reports with ease.

Can shelf-stable fruits and vegetables compete with fresh?

If your access to fresh fruits and veggies has been reduced recently, don’t sweat it. There’s enough to worry about without adding fresh veggie FOMO to the list - and you can easily round out your nutritional needs with shelf-stable alternatives.