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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...

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How to handle milk kefir grains?

How to maintain Milk Kefir Grains? Dairy kefir is a cultured milk beverage known for its numerous probiotic benefits. It’s a fermented milk product that’s high in beneficial yeast and bacteria. After purchasing kefir grains, many people make kefir at home. Kefir grains are typically tiny chunks of bacteria and yeast mixed with sugars, fats, and caseins, which are milk proteins. Kefir grains can be...

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Kefir Helps Lactose Intolerance and Candida

Kefir is tolerated by lactose-intolerant people Kefir has a massive range of health benefits because of its probiotic properties. Kefir is generally prepared from the milk of cows, goats, or sheep. Both yogurt and kefir are made from fermented milk. However, the health benefits of kefir are plenty in comparison to yogurt. Kefir keeps the digestive system of human beings clean and healthy because of...

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What is the best way to rehydrate water kefir grains?

How to activate Water Kefir Grains? Water kefir is a very healthy beverage, and It’s made with sugar, water, and water kefir grains. The plenty of probiotics present in this fermented beverage can improve the digestive system of your body. Water kefir grains are different from milk kefir grains. The milk kefir grains are white, whereas the water kefir grains look more like semi-transparent crystals....

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How to dehydrate kefir grains?

Dehydrating kefir grains People dehydrate kefir grains to keep a backup in case anything happens to the original set of grains. The dehydrated grains can survive till one year. Moreover, dry kefir grains are so much easier to transport than wet kefir grains. There will be no concern regarding the liquid leaking out of the package if you transport dehydrated kefir grains to someplace. When...

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Kefir grains versus Kefir ferment

Kefir Grains versus Kefir Starter: Which Should You Opt For? To prepare your milk kefir, you may use kefir grains or a commercial powdered kefir starter. This article will show you the advantages and disadvantages of using both. Powdered Kefir Starter Kefir starter (powdered) is being produced commercially. You can buy this kefir starter as a multi-pack or single pack. This preparation contains limited probiotics,...

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How to make Water Kefir ?

How to make Water kefir? Water kefir (generally pronounced as keh-FEER) isn’t as popular as is milk kefir. But it’s the same concept. Moreover, it’s easy and relatively quick to make, providing an abundance of probiotics for improving digestive health. Water kefir is a fermented beverage teeming with probiotic bacteria, which is highly beneficial. It is simple and, at the same time, quick to prepare....

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How to Make Milk Kefir?

Make Milk Kefir at home Milk Kefir (usually pronounced as keh-FEER) is a slightly carbonated but delicious milk beverage, fermented and similar to buttermilk or yogurt. Kefir is nothing other than fermented milk (room temperature) with the kefir grains for almost 24 hours. It has incredible health benefits, flavorsome, and is endured well, even by lactose intolerant. It’s easier to prepare than yogurt because it...

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Kefir grains can be stressed, what can I do ?

Below I will explain how to start best, incase of Water kefir First, what is the optimal kefir grains to water ratio?  Kefir will usually start to yeast between a ratio from 1:10 to 1:18. This means that 1 tablespoon of kefir grains will ferment at about 1 cup of sugar water and may increase over time to a ratio of 01:24 (= 1 tablespoon...

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7 reasons homemade kefir is better

1. You’ll save money: Homemade Kefir is better than Store-Bought Store-bought kefir is more expensive At supermarkets can buy readymade kefir. But this kefir easily costs € 4 a pint. If you go for one week every day to purchase kefir at a store, you soon lose € 28 a week. While if you make the kefir itself, you bear only the cost of the...