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Greek Yogurt

What is Greek Yogurt ?

How to make Greek Yogurt? – Homemade Greek Yogurt Health-conscious souls have for long touted the advantages of yogurt. But at present, many who had turned to yogurt are embracing it in the Greek way. Few foods are as healthy as it in such small servings as is Greek yogurt. A bowl of Greek yogurt keeps one fortified with the essential nutrients and helps you...

Bifidobacterium yogurt

Bifidobacterium yogurt Yogurt is famous as the best source of lactic acid bacteria. However, not all yogurt products contain the significant numbers of a live culture of lactobacillus or, say bifidobacterium, because bacteria generally do 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 that benefits them...

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 ideal water-to-sugar ratio for producing waterkefir? It is essential to know the ideal sugar to water ratio when you are preparing water kefir. Without knowing the balance, you wouldn’t be able to make water kefir. The optimum ratio is three 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 mainly 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 seasons, we find the tree to grow, bear...

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The Health Benefits of a Probiotic Drink Like Kefir

Kefir: nutritional, and health benefits 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 is much like a drinkable yogurt. It is high in calcium, vitamin B12 and K2, magnesium, enzymes, folate,...

Kombucha benefits

The Health Benefits of Kombucha Kombucha is a fermented beverage made with sugar, tea, yeast, and bacteria. Although it is sometimes called 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 prepared beverage contains B Vitamins, vinegar, and several chemical compounds. Kombucha is...

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May I use metal utensils while making Kefir ?

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

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All about making kefir with a freeze-dried starter

All about kefir starter cultures Kefir is a probiotic drink that is well known for its various health benefits. The healing qualities of kefir have been known since 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 nothing...

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The Benefits of Lactic Acid Fermentation

The Health Benefits of Lactic Acid Fermented Foods We often consume many good foods about which we hardly know what it 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, a biological process in which glucose and sucrose or lactose, and other types of sugars are changed into metabolite...

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The History of Milk 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 kefir. They guarded the grains and the knowledge given to them by the Prophet for...