Milk Kefir: A Probiotic Beverage Traditionally Heralded As An Elixir Of Long Life And Health

I am a self-described "Probiotic Pusher". Probiotics are essential to health and help to build immunity.  Milk kefir is a naturally fermented food which is full of probiotics. It originated roughly 2000 years ago in the Caucasus Mountains in Eastern Europe. There it has been traditionally heralded as an elixir of long life and health.  It has many wonderful health benefits, a great flavour and is also usually tolerated well by the lactose intolerant. 

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The Paleo Diabetes Diet Solution

An enthusiastic Real Food Advocate, I am a self-described “clean (eating) freak”. Why? Because that’s the biggest factor that contributes to good health: it starts with food! Fresh, unprocessed, quality, real food, which by default is nutrient dense. And that’s what the new book, The Paleo Diabetes Diet Solution, released by holistic nutritionists Jill Hillhouse and Lisa Cantkier, is about!

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Building Your Child's Immunity

An enthusiastic Real Food Advocate & Educator with a propensity for nutrient dense food, I am a self-described “clean (eating) freak”. Why? Because what we eat is the biggest factor that contributes to good health: it starts with food! Fresh, unprocessed, quality, real food, which by default is nutrient dense.

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Water Kefir: A delicious effervescent probiotic drink!

Water kefir (pronounced "kay-feer") is a fermented beverage full of beneficial bacteria, and it is made by adding Water Kefir grains to sugar water. Sugar is added to the kefir recipes because that is what the kefir eats; however, there is far less sugar in the finished kefir beverage. The beneficial bacteria and yeasts present in the water kefir grains metabolize the sugar, resulting in a healthy fermented drink full of probiotics. 

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