Is Kefir yoghurt? Does it taste like yoghurt? We’ve heard all of the questions. So today we’re giving you the answers.
They say yoghurt is wine and Kefir the champagne. Both help to improve lactose digestion as the live cultures used to make them break down the sugars. But Kefir is a lot more powerful than yoghurt as it contains over 40 strains of gut-friendly bacteria (compared to yoghurt which typically has up to four). It also contains 3X the amount of probiotic cultures. Although Kefir and Yoghurt are both cultured milk products, Kefir is definitely the superior cousin.
- Kefir can be substituted for Yoghurt in many ways. Pour it on granola, use in smoothies and even make your own dips with it. It’s thinner in consistency than Yoghurt and more like a thick milk
- Kefir’s flavour is more sour than yoghurt’s flavour, and has been described as a cross between cultured buttermilk and natural yoghurt
- The beneficial bacteria in Kefir colonises your intestinal tract, meaning that it moves it and makes your intestinal tract its permanent home – fighting off pathogens as they come into contact
- Unlike Yoghurt, Kefir even contains beneficial yeast. Beneficial yeast can help fight off a yeast buildup, known as Candida.
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