Are probiotics destroyed by gastric acid?
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Are probiotics destroyed by gastric acid?

August 25, 2022

You may have heard that the extremely acidic environment in our stomachs is deadly for any living creature, including the living bacteria of the probiotics we ingest. Indeed, the acids found in our stomachs are [ … ]

Can Kefir help with Candida infections?
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Can Kefir help with Candida infections?

November 30, 2021

Throughout our lives, we are surrounded by billions of microorganisms that normally don’t create any problems for us. Our immune system is designed and “trained” to deal with them. In a human body with a [ … ]

Kefir and osteoporosis
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Is Kefir good for osteoporosis?

November 10, 2021

What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a chronic disease increasingly becoming a major health concern in the entire world. All bones in the human skeleton bones are in a constant state of renewal and regeneration. New [ … ]

Kefir benefits for your hair
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Benefits of Kefir for the hair

September 29, 2021

As a potent probiotic, Kefir is often used as a better replacement for yogurt. Its diverse beneficial effects far exceed the advantages of yogurt. But what about the impact of Kefir on our hair? The [ … ]

Kefir and high blood pressure
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Can Kefir help with high blood pressure?

September 19, 2021

High blood pressure (Hypertension) is increasingly becoming a worldwide health problem. Researchers found that more than one billion people worldwide have high blood pressure, and nearly five million deaths every year are reported to be [ … ]

Kefir for acid reflux
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Can Kefir help with acid reflux?

August 18, 2021

What is acid reflux? Acid reflux (often called gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD) is a relatively common condition affecting no less than 14–20% of all adults in the US. Acid reflux occurs when stomach acid [ … ]

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. [ … ]

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 [ … ]

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Difference between buttermilk, yogurt and kefir

June 6, 2021

Since Kefir, buttermilk, and yogurt are all fermented dairy products, they often get mixed and confused. Some of our readers even ask us whether Kefir is a variety of yogurt or buttermilk. Although Kefir, yogurt, [ … ]

Lactose intolerance and kefir
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Kefir and lactose intolerance

June 1, 2021

What is lactose? Let’s first clarify what lactose is. Lactose is a sugar found only in milk and dairy products like cheese, cream, or butter. To be digested in our gastrointestinal tract, lactose needs an [ … ]

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