You Will Be Surprised What Coconut Water Kefir Does to Your Body
Kefir, a fermented dairy product made of kefir “grains” (yeast or bacteria) is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids and a great probiotic which contains “good” bacteria necessary for a healthy digestive tract and our overall health.
But the disadvantage of this miraculous drink is that it’s made of a dairy product, and that means it contains lactose, a milk sugar. In the US, approximately 25% of people have difficulties to digest lactose. And thus mean that they must avoid all kind of dairy products, such as milk, yogurt, cheese, kefir and meals made with dairy products, for example cakes, ice creams, dips and sauces, baked goods etc.
But it doesn’t mean that people with lactose intolerance can not enjoy the kefir health benefits. There is even a better solution – Coconut Water Kefir.
You may already know how beneficial for our health coconut water is. Rich with electrolytes, such as magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and sodium, have a high concentration of fiber, low fat and low sugar, coconut water is one of the best drinks you can consume on daily basis.
It is super refreshing, especially great for physically active people with physical activity, like sportiest and is far more better option than any other energy drinks.
Now, just imagine, these two in combination – kefir and coconut water make a health treasury.
Why you should start drinking kefir coconut water?
- It will fill you up with energy.
- It is a great source of electrolytes and is super hydrating.
- It can help you with sugar craving.
- It is it can relieve PMS symptoms.
- It is a great probiotic.
- It can speed up your metabolism.
- It is a great immunity booster.
How to prepare Kefir Coconut Water at home
There are three possibilities: you can use kefir grains – which is the most economical and the most practical way, you can use existing kefir as a starter or kefir starter culture. In this article, we are going to present you the first option.
- 7 cups of fresh coconut water
- 5 tablespoons of kefir grains
In the gallon jar, add 7 cups of fresh coconut water and then add the kefir grains. Cover and leave it to fermentate for about 48 hours , but no longer because it may explode.
After this time when the fermentation process is finished, the water will be lighter in color and the kefir grains will rise up to the top. Now you need to remove these kefir grains, and you can either use them to make more kefir coconut water or you can store them into the fridge, to the next use.