Monthly Archives: August 2014

Why add water kefir to your regular diet?

Water kefir is an excellent alternative for anyone who is searching for a non-dairy probiotic or if you want a bit of variety. It is worth noting that the probiotic bacteria and beneficial yeasts in water kefir are not the same as those you might get from milk kefir, which is another excellent reason to […]

What is Milk Kefir?

Kefir grains are a combination of lactic acid bacteria and yeasts in a matrix of proteins, lipids, and sugars, and this symbiotic matrix, or (SCOBY) forms “grains” that resemble cauliflower. For this reason, a complex and highly variable community of lactic acid bacteria and yeasts can be found in these grains although some predominant; Lactobacillus […]