What is Kefir?
Kefir is a fermented milk drink that originated in the Caucasus Mountains of Far East Europe where it was used for centuries as a healthy drink and improved longevity.
Why is Kefir good for you?
Kefir is a source of beneficial bacteria and yeasts which help maintain a healthy digestive system. These include lactic acid bacteria like Lactobacillus, Lactococcus and Kefir yeasts.
Kefir has been found to help:
- gastrointestinal problems
- following antibiotic therapy
- maintaining healthy intestinal flora
- people with lactose intolerance