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

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Buy Fresh or Dried kefir grains ? Buy Kefir powder ? Which Kefir to buy ?

Choosing a Kefir Culture Kefir is one of the absolute superstars of health food, Kefir grains are an amazing combination of lactic acid bacteria and yeasts in an absolute matrix of proteins, lipids and sugars. This symbiotic matrix, (or SCOBY) forms “grains” that resemble cauliflower. Extremely beneficial even for those who are lactose intolerant and used in different parts of the World, it has recently caught...

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How to make authentic milk kefir ?

How to make Milk Kefir In order to make authentic milk kefir, you need to get the supplies ready and follow the steps carefully. Here is the step by step direction on making authentic milk kefir: Get the supplies ready: First of all, you need milk, but you should make sure that the milk is not lactose free or ultra pasteurized. Raw milk or low...

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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 large quantities in every country. Probiotic dairy products such as cultured yogurt and kefir are loved by all people as they have tremendous beneficial properties. If you think that cultured dairy products mean only yogurt and kefir, then...

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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,...

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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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Milk Kefir vs Yogurt

Difference between Kefir and Yogurt Both yogurt and milk kefir are cultured milk products. Both the foods are good for health as they are rich in calcium, protein, vitamin B and potassium. They are a little sour in taste and have an identical tart. Both yogurt and milk kefir can be found in plain form and in different fruit flavors. The live kefir cultures used...

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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 buy kefir at a store, you soon lose € 28 a week. While if you make the kefir itself, you bear only the cost of the milk....

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The benefits of Kefir

The health benefits of kefir 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 their leather bags where they kept...