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What is Water Kefir?

Mar 30, 2020 01:57PM ● By Michelle Dalnoky
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It is teeming with over 30 different, live, beneficial probiotics & yeasts.  Probiotics are healthy bacteria that feed on the 'bad' unhealthy bacteria in our stomach and intestines.   Bacterial overgrowth can lead to many illnesses, some of which include fungal yeast infections, indigestion, obesity, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's Disease, skin disorders, etc.  By drinking water kefir, you will bring natural balance to your internal microflora.  Water kefir may also help reduce blood pressure and cholesterol.  ​Some feel it helps them digest better, others get colds and viruses less often, and some get more energy.  Some studies show it may help manage free radicals in the body.
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