Kefir and Health: A Contemporary Perspective

@article{Ahmed2013KefirAH,
  title={Kefir and Health: A Contemporary Perspective},
  author={Z. Ahmed and Y. Wang and A. Ahmad and S. Khan and M. Nisa and Hajra Ahmad and Asma Afreen},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={53},
  pages={422 - 434}
}
Kefir and its related products are renowned nutraceutical dairy products produced through fermentation of yeasts and bacteria naturally present in grains of kefir. The nutritional attributes of this self-carbonated beverage are due to presence of vital nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and some nutraceutical components. Antimicrobial activity, better gut health, anticarcinogenic activity, control on serum glucose and cholesterol, control on lactose intolerance and… Expand
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