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Properties and benefits of kefir -A review

  title={Properties and benefits of kefir -A review},
  author={S. John and Sirirat Deeseenthum},
  journal={Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology (SJST)},
  • S. John, Sirirat Deeseenthum
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology (SJST)
  • Kefir is becoming increasingly popular as a result of new research into its health benefits. It is a fermented milk drink which has its origin in the Caucasus Mountains of Russia. Kefir is prepared by inoculating milk with kefir grains which are a combination of bacteria and yeasts in a symbiotic matrix. The common microorganisms present are non-pathogenic bacteria, especially Lactobacillus sp. and yeasts. Kefir has a long history of health benefits in Eastern European countries. It is believed… CONTINUE READING

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