“The Champagne of Dairy”

By: Janine Serio

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Derived from the Turkish word “keif,” and translated to mean “feeling good,” KEFIR has been getting lots of recent attention. According to Chris Kesser of “Let’s Take Back Your Health,” he states “the various types of beneficial microbiota contained in kefir make it one of the most potent probiotic foods available.” Now, that is a win! Before being recommended by an integrative nutritionist to try this “milk smoothie,” I was kind of in the dark about what the heck Kefir was even all about (the name, alone, was a bit of a turn off). Boy, was I living under a rock! Continue reading