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Recipe | Fizzy Water Kefir

Quick Summary

  • Consumption of kefir has shown to down-regulate inflammation and up-regulate anti-inflammatory molecules, making kefir a good candidate in gut inflammatory disorders and an overall immunity booster [7].
  • Now, While this is only the tip of the iceberg in regards to the benefits of kefir, I don’t want to make this post too long-winded and potentially bore you to death in research, so let’s get stuck into the recipe.
  • Now, While this is only the tip of the iceberg in regards to the benefits of kefir, I don’t want to make this post too long-winded and potentially bore you to death in research, so let’s get stuck into the recipe.

You asked, we delivered. Here’s the recipe for our delicious, health-promoting and microbiota nourishing drink, fizzy water kefir.

But First, What is Water Kefir?

Water Kefir is a low-sugar, fermented probiotic beverage produced with kefir grains. Kefir grains are best described as little gelatinous “grain” particles that contain a colony of bacteria/yeast cultures that feed off sugar [1].

The Benefits of Drinking Water Kefir

In addition to the taste, there is a range of benefits that come from drinking Water Kefir. Now, while many other lifestyle factors need to be taken into account, here is a range of some of the health-promoting benefits of kefir.

  • Affordable Probiotic – Kefir has shown to have excellent gastrointestinal resistance, which allows for better gut microbiota colonisation [2].
  • Improved Digestion – Regularly consuming Kefir has been associated with an improvement in digestion, and in some instances, increased tolerance to lactose [3].
  • Improved exercise performance – Studies have shown that Long-term consumption of Kefir may benefit muscle strength, even without exercise training [4].
  • Reduced physical fatigue – Kefir has shown to lower blood lactate, ammonia, and creatine kinase levels. An accumulation of these compounds may have a negative effect on the nervous system, leading to fatigue [4].
  • Anti-cancer properties – Various studies have highlighted kefirs potential actions on cancer, including colorectal, breast cancer and lung carcinomas [5].
  • Obesity reducing – Kefir has shown to have the potential to affect genes related to fatty acid oxidation and lipogenesis. It was also shown to lower total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol [6].
  • Immunity & Inflammation – Consumption of kefir has shown to down-regulate inflammation and up-regulate anti-inflammatory molecules, making kefir a good candidate in gut inflammatory disorders and an overall immunity booster [7].

Now, While this is only the tip of the iceberg in regards to the benefits of kefir, I don’t want to make this post too long-winded and potentially bore you to death in research, so let’s get stuck into the recipe.

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Now, While this is only the tip of the iceberg in regards to the benefits of kefir, I don’t want to make this post too long-winded and potentially bore you to death in research, so let’s get stuck into the recipe.


Enjoy, if you have any questions, let us know.

All the best in health,
Stephen Brumwell.

References

1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4092267/
2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29336590
3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28222814
4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6073576/
5. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28956261
6. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28110622
7. https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jir/2015/361604/

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