Is Kefir lactose free?
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Is Kefir lactose free?

August 16, 2021

The question of whether Kefir is lactose-free can have controversial answers. Some producers insist that their Kefir may be considered lactose-free, and some of them even advertise Kefir made with low-fat milk as a “100% [ … ]

Common myths about milk kefir
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Common myths about Milk Kefir

August 4, 2021

As an assumed “superfood”, Kefir is often shrouded in myths and legends, and while some of them are based on scientific facts, others are a result of ignorance and exaggeration. This article will draw a [ … ]

Top 3 crucial mistakes in making kefir
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Top 3 most common mistakes with homemade Kefir

August 2, 2021

Many newbies to homemade Kefir face similar challenges and identical problems. If you are a beginner with Kefir, you could easily avoid many problems through the simple hints you will find on this page. Milk [ … ]

How to make coconut milk kefir?
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How to make Coconut Milk Kefir?

July 29, 2021

Making Kefir with coconut milk is the most widespread (and tasty) way to obtain a dairy-free, lactose-free, and vegan-friendly alternative to the classic milk kefir. Not surprisingly, coconut Kefir is made with coconut milk. Note [ … ]

Why Kefir separates?
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Why Kefir separates?

July 15, 2021

The separation of Kefir during fermentation is one of the most common occurrences, especially during the warmer months of the year. When their Kefir separates, fellow Kefir “newbies” even ask us whether their Kefir is [ … ]

Kefir or Kombucha?
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Water Kefir vs Kombucha

July 7, 2021

One of the most frequently asked questions by people interested in fermented probiotic products concerns the differences between Kefir and Kombucha. Both Kefir and Kombucha gained worldwide popularity in recent years with their undisputed probiotic [ … ]

Why kefir is good for me?
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Kefir: the “Broad-spectrum” probiotic

June 29, 2021

The most common answer you will get whenever you ask the question “Why is Kefir the best probiotic?” would be: because it contains the largest number of probiotic bacteria compared to any natural probiotic product [ … ]

Kefir and IBS
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Can Kefir help with IBS?

June 22, 2021

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that is directly linked to our guts microbiome. In other words, IBS is a result of a disbalance between the “good” and the “bad” bacteria in our guts. [ … ]

Can kefir be kept in the fridge?
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Can Kefir be stored in the fridge?

June 21, 2021

The short answer is: yes, of course, Kefir can (and sometimes even should) be stored in the fridge. But, regarding temperatures for both storage and fermentation of Kefir, there’s much more to be said, so [ … ]

What are probiotics and how do they work?
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What are probiotics?

June 19, 2021

What are probiotics? Let’s first say that when we often call Kefir “the best probiotic,” we are not entirely correct! Although the widespread cliché that Kefir is a probiotic may not be wrong, Kefir itself [ … ]

Is Kefir gluten-free?
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Is Kefir gluten-free?

June 17, 2021

Is Kefir really gluten-free? Yes. There is no doubt – both water Kefir and milk Kefir are gluten-free. Water and milk Kefir do not contain any gluten and are perfectly suitable for people with Celiac [ … ]

Fermented dairy products
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Fermented dairy foods

June 13, 2021

Fermented dairy products (a.k.a. cultured dairy products) had been made since ancient times, when raw milk from cows, sheep, goats, or horses was preserved by spontaneous fermentation. Most of the time, this fermentation occurred naturally [ … ]

Kefir for treatment of SIBO
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Can Kefir help with SIBO?

June 9, 2021

Yes, Kefir can definitely help in the treatment of SIBO in at least two ways: First of all, through its well-known ability to compensate for the damages caused by antibiotics. Since SIBO is typically treated [ … ]

FAQ about Kefir
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Most frequently asked questions about Kefir

June 8, 2021

What types of Kefir exist? There are two main types of Kefir: milk Kefir and water Kefir. They are made with different grains, or SCOBY (bacterial colonies), and grow in different environments. Water Kefir grows [ … ]

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