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Health benefits of Kefir

Health benefits of Kefir

Kefir is a fermented beverage made from grains. These grains are not normal cereals but are made of yeasts and bacteria.

Kefir is a good source of probiotics. It is a nutritious food.

Kefir is loaded with several health benefits:

Kefir has the potential to fight against bacteria that causes infections, diarrhea etc. Thus, you can stay off from antibiotics which have several side effects. It also prevents viral infection.

Being rich in probiotics, Kefir preserves gut health and improves its immunity.

It also improves digestive health by regulating bowel movements.

As kefir contains minimum lactose, it can help treat lactose intolerance. Yet, it is better to take your physician’s advice before consumption if you are lactose intolerant.

Some studies showed that kefir has the potential to control cancerous cells. It slows down the conversion process of certain compounds into carcinogens and thus can prevent cancer.

Kefir is good source of calcium hence can prevent osteoporosis. It is also rich in calcium levels and hence it can strengthen your bones.

Adding kefir to your diet regularly can aid treat allergic conditions due to its anti-inflammatory property. It can also keep asthma at bay as asthma is mainly caused by allergens; these allergens can be controlled with the consumption of kefir.

It can also improve your skin condition and control early aging signs like wrinkles, fine lines, saggy skin etc.

It can help in healing wounds due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.

It can work as a detoxifier. It can effectively treat food poisoning.

Though kefir has several health benefits, it has some side effects like bloating, abdominal cramping, constipation etc. Especially you may experience side effects in the initial days of its consumption.

The symptoms may subside with continuous use. Yet, like every other food item, consume it moderately.

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