April 17, 2024

All about kefir

For thousands of years, the Caucasians have consumed this drink, which they consider to be a true elixir of youth that can make a hundred years old and even beyond! Originally, there is the kefir milk, obtained after fermentation of sheep's milk. Then another kefir appeared, the fruit kefir.

The drink is simple to prepare
. In a very clean vase, place 50 grams of kefir seeds, pour 5 liters of water and 250 grams of powdered sugar. Stir and let stand for three days. Once this time has elapsed, pass through a thin cloth the product that you put immediately into resealable bottles. Do not discard the grains, they will serve you for the next use.

The drink thus obtained
after fermentation is slightly alcoholic due to fermentation. The kefir is then ready to be consumed.

The benefits of kefir are numerous.
It regulates the intestinal transit, improves the digestion, regenerates the intestinal flora. It can accompany slimming diets thanks to its draining action.

It strengthens
immune system and purifies the entire body when it is consumed regularly. For the Russian and Caucasian populations who consume it every day, kefir improves the overall health and helps to preserve it.

Kefir can be bought in organic markets,
it can sometimes be hard to find. The product does not cost anything because the seeds reproduce very quickly ...
Our advice
For preservation, soak the kefir seeds with slightly sweetened water and put in a glass jar in the refrigerator.

Mayo Clinic Minute: What is kefir? (April 2024)