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There are two different types of kefir, milk kefir and water kefir.

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The Health Benefits of Kefir

Kefir: nutritional and health benefits Kefir is a cultured dairy product and one of Earth’s richest probiotic foods. Asian and European folk medicines use this product to cure various illnesses and ailments. Fermented milk from goat, cow, or sheep milk is much like a drinkable yogurt. It is high in calcium, vitamin B12 and K2, magnesium, enzymes, folate, biotin, and probiotics. Kefir’s nutritional value may...

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Milk Kefir vs Yogurt

Kefir vs. Yogurt: What’s the Difference? Both yogurt and milk kefir are cultured milk products. Both foods are good for your health as they are rich in calcium, protein, vitamin B, and potassium. They are a bit sour and have an identical tart. Both yogurt and milk kefir are in elemental form and have different fruit flavors. The live kefir cultures produce both yogurt and...

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Buy Fresh kefir grains? Which Kefir to buy?

Where to buy Kombucha, Kefir & Yogurt Starter? Kefir is one of the absolute superstars of healthy food. Kefir grains are a fantastic combination of lactic acid bacteria and yeasts in a definite matrix of proteins, lipids, and sugars. This symbiotic matrix (or SCOBY) forms “kefir grains” that resemble cauliflower. It is highly beneficial even for lactose intolerance and is used in various parts of...

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How to make authentic milk kefir?

How to make Milk Kefir To make authentic milk kefir, you must prepare the supplies and follow the steps carefully. Here are the step-by-step instructions on making milk kefir: Get the supplies ready: First, you need milk, but you should ensure that the milk is not lactose-free or ultra-pasteurized. Raw milk or low-fat milk is preferred. Next, you would need a strainer made of stainless...

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8 healthy cultured dairy products

Healthy cultured dairy products Cultured dairy products are healthy and nutritious. You can find the popularity of cultured products everywhere around the globe. They are consumed in enormous quantities in every country. All people love probiotic dairy products such as cultured yogurt and kefir as they have tremendous beneficial properties. If you think that cultured dairy products mean only yogurt and kefir, then you are...

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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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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, you 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...

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Health Benefits of Kefir

Kefir health benefits Kefir grains come in two varieties. The most common are the milk kefir grains, and the others are the water kefir grains. The Kefir users agree that the first users of kefir were the people of the Caucasus, Russia. The story tells about how the people of the Caucasus accidentally discovered kefir grains in the leather bags where they kept their milk....