Category Archives: Benefits of Kefir

All I learned about Kefir’s amazing benefits, and how it has helped my family get into better shape.

Pregnant Women and Kefir

Kefir is an important health drink that is known to have no side effects whatsoever. I use it simply to feel clean and good inside-out. I am not really a health buff but I do exercise regularly and make sure to always consume my kefir, the most beneficial health drink of all time. I guess the most important question among women about kefir is this: is it safe for pregnant women to keep drinking kefir? To answer this question, it is important to highlight the good things that kefir can do for Read more [...]

Probiotic Benefits of Milk Kefir and Water Kefir

Kefir grains come in two varieties. The more common and easily recognized one is milk kefir grains while the other is water kefir grains. Water kefir grains are a relatively new discovery while the history of milk kefir is more than 2,000 years old. Kefir users agree that the first users of kefir grains were the people living in the Caucasus region. This area between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea includes the countries of Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan, as well as the southern provinces Read more [...]

Friendly Kefir for the Lactose Intolerant

People who are lactose intolerant stay away from dairy products because they cannot digest the lactose contents properly. This means, if you are lactose intolerant, you most probably will suffer from bloating, diarrhea and other stomach problems after consuming milk, cheese, butter, gelato or ice cream. This is because you are not producing enough lactase in your body. Lactase is an enzyme whose sole task is to digest lactose. According to recent polls, over 30 million Americans above 20 years Read more [...]

How Drinking Kefir Can Help Diabetics

Kefir seems to have an answer to everything including diabetes. This is good news since according to a 2010 poll, there are already 285 million people suffering from Type 2 Diabetes, which is the most common type of this disease. I am not diabetic, but I am a kefir fan and I want to know if kefir can indeed benefit even diabetics. I am just amazed at how many illnesses kefir can treat, and so I want to know if it can also help people suffering from diabetes. I do understand that there is no cure Read more [...]