The most common questions have been asked what is the difference between milk and water kefir. Both Fermented drinks will help colonize your gut with live microbes to aid with digestion and defend against harmful bacteria. Probiotics also helps overall digestive health by promoting a healthy immune system and relieving some digestive issues.
Milk Kefir grain is a cultured dairy product stuffed with probiotics. Milk Kefir drink, traditionally made using cow’s milk, a more powerful probiotic than yogurt. Probiotics are microbes, good bacteria, similar to the bacteria already in your gut. High in nutrients, it is very beneficial for digestion and gut health. Milk Kefir grains contain up to 61 strains of bacteria and yeasts, making them a very rich and diverse probiotic source, including Lactobacillus hilgardii, infused with complex sugars yielding a crystal-like clump. Kefir milk is enriched with natural source of calcium, protein and B vitamins. The probiotic drink is nutrient dense with full of phosphorus, magnesium and riboflavin are also present. Milk Kefir made from dairy is an excellent source of calcium – and full-fat dairy kefir also contains vitamin K2. These nutrients have major benefits for bone health. Milk Kefir May Improve Allergy and Asthma Symptoms, the allergic reactions are caused by inflammatory responses against certain foods or substances. So get started with Milk kefir today to make the most of this tasty, sour drink.
Water kefir grains, is a wonderful traditional fizzy fermented drink made by cultured starter crystals, water and sugar. Comparing to make Milk Kefir, it is easy to prepare water kefir with water, sugar and kefir grains. Simply put the water kefir grains into the jar, add sweetened water and leave to ferment at room temperature. Post fermentation of sweetened water, you will get a amazing batch of self-made water kefir with natural probiotics. Water kefir helps to reduce inflammation and alter levels of immune cells to enhance immune function. Water kefir contains lesser of approximately 40 strains of bacteria and yeasts than milk kefir. Dairy-free versions of kefir can be made with water Kefir with sweet liquids. Simple water kefir or mineral rich coconut water kefir will not have the same nutrient profile as milk based kefir. These grains are used to make a probiotic-rich beverage which can be processed in a variety of ways and with different flavors. Water kefir is like other cultured drinks, it is rich in beneficial bacteria and yeast, and a good source of probiotics. It is already known the gut bacteria plays a major role in boosting the Immunity of the body. Water Kefir is an even better source of beneficial bacteria than yogurt or curd, it’s a good option for those who choose to avoid dairy, either due to health concerns, dietary restrictions like reducing weight or other personal reasons. Also, through the fermentation process kefir becomes an excellent source of vitamin B12, and is high in vitamins B1 and B6. And generally probiotics from Kefir water remove toxins from the body and blood. So can be noticed that the skin becomes healthier and glowing after you drink water kefir for a few weeks.