What is Water Kefir?

What is water kefir? Simply speaking, Water Kefir is sugared water fermented by so-called Water Kefir grains. Some people are put off by the presence of sugar, but a
properly brewed drink contains only traces of it; during the fermentation, the sugar is converted to lactic acid, carbon dioxide and other, rather harmless, substances. Continue reading What is Water Kefir?

Buttermilk – The Irish Treasure

 

Buttermilk The Irish TreasureIreland is a land of many treasures, most of which are smartly monetised in the form of products pushed on American tourists. At the same time, some truly fabulous things are treated with a deep contempt and not valued at all. One of them is Irish Buttermilk. Continue reading Buttermilk – The Irish Treasure

What Is the Gut Flora?

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Lactobacilli and other lacto-bacteria (e.g. Bifidobacteria) that perform lacto-fermentation and make lacto-fermented food, live also in the urinary, digestive and genital tracts of humans. They constitute so-called good flora and are believed to be in constant competition with bad flora. Continue reading What Is the Gut Flora?