Can Kefir help with Candida infections?
Kefir & Health

Can Kefir help with Candida infections?

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

Possible dangers of Kefir
Kefir & Health

Possible dangers of Kefir

As we have written multiple times throughout this website, the benefits of Milk Kefir are numerous. They are well studied and well documented. However, could the consumption of Kefir hide any threats? Can kefir lead [ … ]

Kefir and osteoporosis
Kefir & Health

Is Kefir good for osteoporosis?

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 grains vs. Kefir Starter
Milk Kefir

Kefir grains or Kefir starters?

As we know, Kefir can be made in two ways and by using two different fermentation agents: Kefir grains and Kefir starters. Let’s see what’s the difference between these two methods, and what are their [ … ]

Kefir and high blood pressure
Kefir & Health

Can Kefir help with high blood pressure?

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 [ … ]

Is Kefir good for dogs?
Kefir & Health

Is Kefir good for dogs?

Honestly, I was quite surprised when I learned that this question was among Kefir‘s most frequently asked ones. Indeed: is Kefir good for dogs? The short answer is that dogs, as mammals closely related to [ … ]

3 easy tricks for a better Kefir
How-to

3 easy tricks for a better Kefir

When we started our Kefir adventure, we all had some prior knowledge but still relied on the “trial and error” approach. I’m no exception. However, after a series of trials and mistakes, some attempts appeared [ … ]

Kefir for acid reflux
Kefir & Health

Can Kefir help with acid reflux?

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 [ … ]

Common myths about milk kefir
Milk Kefir

Common myths about Milk Kefir

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 [ … ]