Kefir, what’s it all about?

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Kefir, what’s it all about?

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So, what is Kefir?

Kefir is a 2,000-year-old bio-live drink from the Caucasus Mountains which is made by adding kefir grains to milk. Already enjoyed by millions of people all over the world, Kefir is often referred to as the superior cousin of yoghurt, or the champagne of milk.

Why is it good for me?

Thanks to billions of live gut-friendly bacteria, this delicious fermented milk drink is packing some serious probiotic properties. Its these friendly bacteria that help to heal the gut and strengthen the immune system. And, if that wasn’t good enough, Kefir is full of essential vitamins and minerals while and high in protein and calcium.

What are the health benefits?

Literally meaning ‘long life’ or ‘good life’ in old Turkish, the health benefits of Kefir have been established over many centuries. This powerful probiotic drink naturally supports your digestive and immune system, boosts energy levels and helps maintain healthy bones, teeth, muscle function, skin and vision. What’s more Kefir is believed to help you manage your weight, by cleansing your system and speeding up your metabolism. Result!

Where can I find it?

Here at Crussh we use Bio-tiful Dairy Kefir. Made from the highest quality, locally-sourced whole British milk, Bio-tiful Kefir is gluten free, naturally low in lactose and contains absolutely no added sugar. You can find out more about Bio-tiful Dairy here.