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Bifidobacterium yogurt

Bifidobacterium yogurt Yogurt is popular as the best source of the lactic acid bacteria.However, not all yogurt products contain the significant numbers of live culture of lactobacillus or say bifidobacterium, because bacteria generally does not survive in the manufacturing procedure. Some yogurts possess live culture added by the manufacturers. Several bacteria live in the human intestines, providing a beneficial parasitic relationship which benefits us and...

What is the ideal sugar to water ratio for making water kefir ?

What is the ideal sugar to water ratio for making water kefir ?

What is the optimal water to sugar ratio ? It is important to know the ideal sugar to water ratio when you are preparing  water kefir. Without knowing the ratio, you wouldn’t be able to make water kefir. The optimum ratio is 3 parts sugar and 20 parts water. It means 3-10 % solution of sugar and water. So, if you take one cup of...

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Growth of water kefir grains in different seasons

Water Kefir brewing in different seasons The growth of water kefir grains depends largely on seasonal variations. As we know, all living organisms get affected by seasonal, climatic and environmental conditions. Kefir grains are no exception. The subtle seasonal variations affect the growth of kefir grains largely. Let us consider the example of a tree. With the changing of seasons, we find the tree to grow,...

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What types of milk that can be used for making dairy kefir ?

Choosing the best milk for making Milk Kefir Kefir is a fermented milk product that is known for its huge health benefits. Though the flavor and tart of kefir is similar to that of yogurt, kefir contains much more beneficial qualities than yogurt. The best kind of kefir can be made from raw organic milk that is fresh and hygienic. However, every one cannot make...

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Health Benefits of a Probiotic Drink like Kefir

Kefir – A Probiotic Dairy Composition Kefir is a cultured dairy product, and is one of the richest probiotic foods on Earth. Asian and European folk medicines use this product to cure a wide range of illnesses and ailments. Fermented milk product from goat, cow or sheep milk, it is much like drinkable yoghurt. It is high in calcium, vitamin B12 and K2, magnesium, enzymes,...

Kombucha benefits

The many Health Benefits of Kombucha Kombucha is a fermented beverage made with sugar, tea, yeast and bacteria. Although it is sometimes called as a kombucha mushroom tea, it is not mushroom. It is a yeast and bacteria colony. This beverage is made by adding this colony to tea and sugar, and allowing fermentation. The beverage that is prepared contains B Vitamins, vinegar and several...

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May I use metal utensils while making Kefir ?

Choosing Equipment for making Kefir Kefir grains are believed to be a great blessing from Prophet Mohammad, have innumerable qualities to induce a good health. Hence when preparing kefir milk, one must be aware of the utensils and other things that are used in the process. It is a big question nowadays as to whether metal objects can be used when preparing milk kefir. The...

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All about making kefir with a freeze-dried starter

All about kefir starter cultures Kefir is a probiotic drink which is well known for its various health benefits. The healing qualities of kefir have been known since the ancient times. It is a traditional health drink that is recommended to everyone. Many people prepare kefir at home. The trick with making kefir at home is using the proper starter culture. The starter culture is...

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The Benefits of Lactic Acid Fermentation

The Health Benefits of Lactic Acid Fermented Foods Most often we consume many good foods about which we hardly have any idea as to what it actually is or its benefits. The best example of such foods is yogurt, pickled vegetables and many others. All these specialty foods use lactic acid fermentation which is a biological process in which glucose and sucrose or lactose and...

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The History and Myth of Kefir

Where do Kefir grains come from ? The history of milk kefir was initially part of a legend and a bit mysterious too. People living in the northern slopes of Mountain Caucasian believe that Muhammad, the Great Prophet gave kefir grains to the Orthodox people and showed them how to make it as well. They guarded the grains and the knowledge given to them by...