Home production of kefir requires kefir grains, Milk and 5 minutes time daily. Home production of Kefir may reduce consumption of packaged product and does not require plastic.
Where to get kefir grains? from friends making kefir already or from on-line shop
How to produce kefir @home?
- Choosing Equipment for making dairy kefir
- All about Milk Kefir + A Step-by-Step Tutorial on How to Make Milk Kefir at Home,
- The World of Lifeway
- Video in German: Anleitung Milchkefir, einfach selber machen (5 min, CH-DE)
- Video in German: manufacture Kefir Quark selbst Herstellen
- Video in English: How to Make Milk Kefir
- Video in English: How to make Kefir at home, forever!
Some Scientific articles on kefir research:
- Antimicrobial Activity of Kefir against Various Food Pathogens and Spoilage Bacteria
- A 100-Year Review: Yogurt and other cultured dairy products.
- Mechanisms of Action of Kefir in Chronic Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases.
- The antiallergic effect of kefir Lactobacilli.
- Microbiological, technological and therapeutic properties of kefir: a natural probiotic beverage.
- Kefir induces cell-cycle arrest and apoptosis in HTLV-1-negative malignant T-lymphocytes
- Identification of new bioactive peptides from Kefir milk through proteopeptidomics: Bioprospection of antihypertensive molecules.
- Kefir and Metabolic Syndrome - Clinical Trial
- How to Properly Recycle Your Plastic Yogurt Containers
- Can I Recycle Yogurt Cups?
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