Kefir vs Yogurt


Both kefir and yogurt are cultured milk products

…but they contain different types of beneficial bacteria. Yogurt contains transient beneficial bacteria that keep the digestive system clean and provide food for the friendly bacteria that reside there.  But kefir can actually colonize the intestinal tract, a feat that yogurt cannot match.

Kefir contains several major strains of friendly bacteria not commonly found in yogurt, Lactobacillus Caucasus, Leuconostoc, Acetobacter species, and Streptococcus species.

It also contains beneficial yeasts, such as Saccharomyces kefir and Torula kefir, which dominate, control and eliminate destructive pathogenic yeasts in the body. They do so by penetrating the mucosal lining where unhealthy yeast and bacteria reside, forming a virtual SWAT team that housecleans and strengthens the intestines. Hence, the body becomes more efficient in resisting such pathogens as E. coli and intestinal parasites.

Kefir’s active yeast and bacteria provide more nutritive value than yogurt by helping digest the foods that you eat and by keeping the colon environment clean and healthy.

Because the curd size of kefir is smaller than yogurt, it is also easier to digest, which makes it a particularly excellent, nutritious food for babies, the elderly and people experiencing chronic fatigue and digestive disorders.




Traditionally home cultured: Pure and Natural Machine-processed in factories: Artificially flavored
Strengthens and colonizes the intestinal walls Transient: Gone in 24 hrs
Normalizes the overall functions of the vital organs Only helps the digestive tract
30-43 major kinds of beneficial bacteria Few beneficial bacteria ( 2-5 kinds)
Natural energy booster Does not boost energy
Easier to digest ( curd size is smaller ) Harder to digest ( bigger curd size )
Eliminates destructive E.coli and parasites Just a mild drink with no anti-bacterial properties
Superior curative and nutritional benefits Inferior healing and no curative benefits













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