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kefir drink in glass

What is milk kefir? Benefits & types

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  Milk kefir20 Whole milk21 Full-fat yoghurt22 Soya milk23 Kombucha24
Calories 168 146 149 131 13.4
Vitamin A 77 re (10.8%) 5% 5% 0% 0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) .108mg (12%) 7% 5% 10% 9%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) .49mg (36%) 26% 20% 10% 9%
Vitamin B6 .09mg (5.5) 4% 6% 9% 9%
Vitamin B12 .3mcg (12%) 18% 15% 0% 9%
Vitamin C .72mg (1%) 0% 2% 0% 0%
Vitamin D .25mcg (2.4%) 24% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin E .22mcg (1.5%) 1% 1% 1% 0%
Vitamin K Varies 1% 1% 9% 0%
Iron .12mg (.8%) 0% 1% 9% 0%
Potassium 372mg (9.2%) 10% 11% 8% 0%
Calcium 305mg (30%) 28% 30% 6% 0%
Magnesium 30.5mg (7.5%) 6% 7% 15% 0%
Phosphorus 228mg (32%) 22% 23% 13% 0%
Zinc 1.1mg (12%) 7% 10% 2% 0%

 

How to make kefir at home: DIY kefir milk

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Preparing your charred veg

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Preparing your kefir dressing

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Perfect your presentation

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Creating your marinade

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Roasting your veg

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Prepping your sweet potato wedges

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Creating your kefir yoghurt dip

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Finishing touches

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Kefir FAQs

Bhupesh Panchal

Author: Bhupesh Panchal

Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.