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Kefir For ME/CFS?- Study suggests promising results

Discussion in 'The Gut: De Meirleir & Maes; H2S; Leaky Gut' started by Cort, Jul 17, 2009.

  1. Hysterical Woman

    Hysterical Woman Senior Member

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    Hi Kim,

    Thanks for the education re water kefir. What do you think of their effectiveness compared to milk-kefir grains? Just beginning to get into the kefir world.

    HW
  2. sela

    sela Senior Member

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    any recommendations on where to get either water or milk?
  3. Misfit Toy

    Misfit Toy Senior Member

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    I have been on the kefir and although I am finally having nice stools. I am sick from it...I think. My intestine is throbbing.
  4. _Kim_

    _Kim_ Guest

    I've not made water kefir and what I know about it comes from here: WATER KEFIR a NON-DAIRY KEFIR. Because of its high alcohol content, water kefir would not be suitable for me.
  5. _Kim_

    _Kim_ Guest

    Several members on this forum have generously shared their milk-kefir grains.

    Another list that I would recommend is the International Kefir grain community list
  6. zoe.a.m.

    zoe.a.m. Senior Member

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    Finally found a kefir that is non-dairy! I can't even tolerate goat's milk. It is a (minimally) processed product though... SO Delicious Coconut Milk Kefir. It is unbelievably tasty and I've had no unpleasant effects at all.

    Brenda: Where can you get young coconut milk? Sounds like some interesting fermenting plans you've got! I'm trying to make a beet kvass but haven't found a whey I can use.

    Only downside I can see at all with this particular product is the price and how addictive it could be--this stuff is really delicious!
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    brenda Senior Member

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    Hi zoe

    You will have to google it as I don`t know who supplies in the US but there will be plenty of sources. I have ordered some cartons of young organic coconut milk but I could get some non organic young coconuts at Asian suppliers. I got some milk grains before I read that you can use special grains for coconut milk kefir. So I am all ready, that is if that grains I have got will work. They had better as the guy charged me a fortune for them!
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    Sunday Senior Member

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    My understanding is that you can also use milk-kefir grains to make kefir out of nut and soy milks. I'm not sure if that works for coconut milk. You can read about it here.

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