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7 Kefir Benefits and Nutrition Facts that Boost Immunity & Heal the Gut

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Kefir contains many compounds and nutrients, like biotin and folate , that help kick your immune system into gear and protect your cells. It has a large amounts of probiotics, the special forces of the microbial world. This bacterial strain, along with the various others handfuls, helps modulate the immune system and inhibit many predatory bacteria growth. Osteoporosis is a major concern for many people today. Kefir made from whole fat dairy has high levels of calcium from the milk.

However, perhaps more importantly it holds bioactive compounds that help absorb calcium into the body and stop bone degeneration. The probiotics in kefir improve nutrient absorption, and the dairy itself contains all of the most important nutrients for improving bone density, including phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, vitamin D and vitamin K2.

Cancer is a serious epidemic impacting our country and the world today. Kefir can play a big role in helping your body fight this nasty disease.

The compounds found in the probiotic drink have actually shown to make cancer cells in the stomach self-destruct. It can slow the growth of early tumors and their enzymatic conversions from non-carcinogenic to carcinogenic. The probiotic compounds help restore the lost flora that fight against pathogens. The probiotics also aid against disruptive diarrhea and other gastrointestinal side effects caused by these types of medications. Various forms of allergies and asthma are all linked to inflammatory issues on the body.

In certain studies with mice, kefir was shown to reduce inflammatory cells disrupting the lungs and air passages as well as mucus buildup. Researchers from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center performed 23 different studies with almost 2, people, and in 17 of those studies, test subjects taking probiotics showed improved allergic symptoms and quality of life. When your gut is out of whack, it can send signals to your skin that disrupt its natural balance and cause all sorts of problems like acne , psoriasis, rashes and eczema.

Kefir helps bring good bacteria back to the forefront and level out the homeostasis for your largest organ, the skin. The carbohydrate found in kefir known as k efiran , aside from aiding in the immune system, has also been tested and shown helping improve the quality of skin wound healing. The good bacteria found in many dairy products is essential for a healthy gut and body. The active ingredient in kefir helps break lactose down into lactic acid, making it easier to digest.

If you have had lactose intolerance , my advice is to try it first by placing a small drop of the kefir on the inside of your arm or wrist and let it dry. Then wait 24 hours and see if you have any inflammation. If you do, then steer clear of it. But if not, then try adding just a drop or two to a beverage or some food and see if you have any reaction. Yet even with the range in values, kefir has superior nutrition.

For example, one cup of store-bought whole milk kefir has about: In addition, kefir contains plenty of probiotics, which is where many of the kefir benefits come from. Kefir is one of the highest probiotic foods you can eat with several important probiotic strains, and homemade kefir far outranks any store-bought variety. Beneficial bacteria and yeasts may include the following: There are essentially two main types of kefir, and they differ in multiple ways.

While the base liquid used in different types of kefirs varies, the process for making kefir is still the same, and the kefir benefits are thought to be present in both types. Spondylolisthesis see Spine Injuries and Disorders.

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