All about kefir: the benefits of the great regulator of our immune system
If we were aware of the amount of immunological pathologies that, unfortunately, end up leading to chronic diseases Like type 1 diabetes, gluten intolerance, different syndromes, or even multiple sclerosis, we would begin to get an idea of the fundamental role that digestive health plays in our well-being.
This week a new intestinal regulator has become part of my usual diet: kefir. Surely most of you will have heard about this unique food or, even, you have known that they grow it themselves at home, as is my case today. For those of you who don't know him today, we tell you all about kefir: the great immune regulator.
Autoimmune diseases as the origin of chronic diseases
When we are diagnosed with a chronic disease of this type, generally, what we try to address directly are the symptoms derived from it. But, Do we really know the origin of diseases such as type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis or hashimoto syndrome, among many others?
The appearance of autoimmune patterns can very often lead to other types of complicated diseases.
The key to this answer comes from our own immune system. That is to say, We start with an autoimmune problem which can eventually end up deriving, if a series of circumstances occur, in a chronic disease of this type.
With this, of course, we do not mean that by having a digestive complication we will end up suffering from such a disease, but we do want to emphasize that many of these diseases arise precisely from a common source: an autoimmune disease.
In fact, many people diagnosed with this type of disease usually resort to autoimmune protocols to help them reverse or cope with intestinal health. For all of us to understand, a feeding process that restores our own original immune system.
Foods like kefir will be one of the great protagonists, and I repeat, not only for sick people, but for all those who seek a regeneration of intestinal flora and proper digestive functioning.
What is kefir?
Kefir is a food of Caucasian origin generated from a fungus that bears the same name, and whose function is that of ferment different types of food with which it comes in contact. The result of the process translates into a conversion of the initial product into another, whose benefits increase exponentially if we compare them with those obtained in conventional fermentations.
"Kefir: a symbiotic community of bacteria and yeasts with healthy properties"
The most common types of kefir, which are already sold in many specialized stores and large stores, are the one of milk and the one of water; highlighting mainly that of milk (which is the most widespread and whose texture resembles that of a traditional yogurt although somewhat more liquid) although This is not why it has the greatest benefits of both.
As a fact, for those who are interested in getting one of these mushrooms to make their own kefir at home, note that depending on whether it is water or milk kefir, and although both have the same microflora, the nodules or granules of kefir that we use as a starting point for their cultivation will be different.
In our next post we will delve into both types of kefir: water and milk; and we will tell you all about your preparation, procurement and conservation. How to properly grow our own domestic kefir and the precautions to take into account.
Kefir verified benefitsAll the effects derived from the consumption of kefir are associated with healthy benefits
There is a multitude of investigations, included in the bibliographic sources, that support the properties of immune, metabolic and intestinal flora modulation of kefir; There are even studies that certify your effectiveness against various cancer and tumor cells., data that has led kefir to become a recurring continuum in people with this type of disease.
But its qualities do not end there, all these studies conclude, in addition, its fundamental benefits in the cholesterol metabolism, in its antimicrobial role and in its healing function.
Intestinal regulator, regular regenerative flora, facilitator of the digestive system in the assimilation of food, high organic value, strengthening the defenses and a 100% natural food and suitable for all types of people. Can you ask for more?
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