MILK KEFIR GRAIN: Let’s eat them

  Milk Kefir grains are the starter culture that is used to make not only kefir, but various foods including cheese and bread.  Kefir grains can be used for countless recipes rather than being eaten on their own. From my personal experience I know that most of my self-producing colleagues often end up having so many grains that they don’t know where to store them. Many ask me what to do with the extra grains they still have after refrigerating them, drying, sharing around and so on. Your kefir grains…

TYPES OF PROBIOTICS AND HEALTH BENEFITS

  Research on probiotics has increased significantly in recent years, so much that today the therapeutic action of probiotics is a very widely studied and documented topic. Some of the bacteria in our gut are capable of producing vitamin K and short-chain fatty acids, which are the main source of nutrients for the cells that line the colon. These cells promote a strong intestinal barrier that helps keep out harmful substances, viruses and other unwanted bacteria. They are also believed to have positive effects on modulating the immune system and…