A Miracle Drink 

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Kefir is a pro-biotic dairy product, which was known to the Caucasus in ancient times. The grains were received directly from Prophet Muhammad, along with a commandment to keep the secret. 

Kefir is considered as an elixir of youth, life and longevity.



Health benefits of kefir

The delicious, sour and refreshing drink is good for the health, cures and helps in treating many diseases and discomforts. Kefir is the strongest natural remedy against any allergy and is the strongest natural antibiotic without side effects.


Kefir treats liver disease, gallbladder, kidney stones, irritable bowel syndrome, gastritis, pancreatic, ulcers, colon cancer, candida, hypertension, psoriasis, eczema, inflammatory diseases, heart disease, lung infections, acne, parodontosis, diarrhea, constipation, sleeping disorders, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yeast infection, arthritis, colitis, gout, rheumatism, stomach disorders, stomach cramps, chronic intestine infections, liver infections, asthma, bronchitis, sclerosis, anemia, hepatitis, and leaky gut syndrome.


 For therapeutic purposes it should be consumed 1 liter of kefir a day. Start with 1 dcl and gradually increase the amount.

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With Kefir you cannot add pounds. It has 63 calories in 100 grams with 3.5 grams of fat and has a strong capacity to regulate the digestive system. It is used by people who have upset digestive system, but also is used by those who have problems with the bones, because the bacteria that can be found in the kefir, can help in their strengthening.

It helps to normalize the blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels, increases immunity and reduces the risk of cancer.


Regular consumption of kefir


– Strengthens the immunity
– Cleans the body of toxins
– Normal blood pressure
– Lowers the cholesterol
– Helps with diseases of the stomach.
– Relieves intestinal diseases

– Helps in diseases of liver, kidney and gall
– inflammation .... natural antibiotic
– Helps with anemia and poor circulation
– Treats respiratory diseases
– Stress, insomnia and nervous system
– Acts against fungi and bacteria
– Slows down the spread of cancer 
– Helps with asthma and allergies

Also it contains many pro-biotics or so-called good bacteria`s that are essential for the digestive tract such as: Lactobacillus caucasus, Leuconostoc, Streptococcus, Acetobacter.


Preparation of kefir

The method of preparation is very simple. It only needs milk and grains of kefir. Use ONLY a plastic spoon for preparation of kefir, other wise the medicinal effect of the drink can be lost.
It takes two tablespoons of grains for any milk, cow, sheep and goat, for half a liter of kefir. The milk should be placed in a glass container and along with the grains, covered with lid and left at room temperature for 24 hours. Within 24 hours the liquid will thicken. 
Kefir mushroom should be washed with lukewarm milk and to be left in the refrigerator day or two in milk. Grains of kefir will multiply very quickly and that will allow obtaining large quantities of the drink. The amount of milk for preparation of kefir increases in proportion with the amount of grains.

Kefir is consumed in order to maintain health and vitality. 

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Zinc

Zinc is an important mineral for the body, and a Zinc deficiency can result in hair loss and diarrhea. The National Institute of Health says that adult males should be getting 11 milligrams of Zinc each day, and adult females need 8 milligrams. It’s important to keep in mind that this is cumulative throughout the day, so you shouldn’t try to meet that requirement in one sitting, or with one food. The list of foods below will help give you an idea of how you can incorporate different foods into your diet that will help you meet your Zinc needs.

1. Egg Yolks
The yolks of eggs specifically are a good source of Zinc. The whites, not so much, which is why you’re missing out on a lot if you only opt for egg whites. Egg yolks contain all of the vitamins that are in an egg as well, so by eating the yolk you may be getting more fat but you’re also getting Vitamins A, E, D and K, as well as additional amounts of minerals, which more than make up for any potential drawbacks. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (4.93 milligrams), 322 calories.


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17. Dark Chocolate
As if you needed any additional reasons to eat chocolate, here’s one more. You’re getting quite a bit of Zinc in chocolate, but of course it’s also pretty high in calories so you don’t want to overdo it. There are antioxidants in dark chocolate that you don’t get with milk chocolate, and you end up avoiding a lot of the sugar and added fat if you stick to dark chocolate. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (9.6 milligrams), 546 calories.

13. Turkey
Turkey doesn’t show up quite as much as chicken and is typically reserved for sandwiches throughout the year, and in whole form during the holiday. But no matter how you consume it, or how often, it’s going to provide you with a good Zinc dose, without piling on the fat and calories. Opt for roasted turkey breast and avoid the extra sodium and nitrates that cold cuts contain. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (3.09 milligrams), 104 calories.
14. Salmon
Salmon often ranks on lists of the healthiest foods you can eat, and for good reason. It’s high in omega-3s and is an excellent source of protein, which is why it can help out dieters across a wide range of different diet strategies. It may not be a Zinc powerhouse like some of the other foods listed here, but it can serve to help add to your total daily intake, which is the overall goal. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (0.64 milligrams), 208 calories.
6. Pumpkin Seeds
Chances are, you’re not eating enough pumpkin seeds. If you save this as an annual October treat, it’s time to start getting them into your system throughout the year. They’re not only remarkably high in Zinc, but they provide other benefits to the body like helping you sleep better at night, giving you a dose of omega-3s, and keeping your blood sugar levels looking good. Promising research also suggests that they may be considered an anti-inflammatory food. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (7.81 milligrams), 559 calories.

22. Sesame Seeds
If the only time you think about sesame seeds is when they’re on a sesame seed bun, it’s time to re-introduce yourself to them. They’re packed with Zinc, and while you likely won’t be eating large quantities of them, they can basically be sprinkled on just about any dish to add instant nutrition. Not only are they high in Zinc, but they’re loaded with healthy polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. Those are the good fats that your body needs in order to burn off fat. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (7.75 milligrams), 573 calories.
23. Lamb
Lamb often gets overlooked on the meat scene because of its higher fat content, but in some countries around the world it is just as popular as beef. The Zinc it contains is reason enough to start adding it to your menu rotation, and you can opt for cuts of lamb that are a bit leaner than others. Ask your butcher for lean cuts, or simply pick out ones that have less visible fat at the store. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (8.66 milligrams), 264 calories.
18. Chickpeas
These might also be labeled Garbanzo Beans in the store, but it’s still chickpeas. These are what is used in hummus, and is pretty much a staple in vegetarian cuisine because of its many healthy properties. Zinc would have to be one of them. You’re getting a good amount of it here, while keeping your calories down, getting extra fiber, as well as protein. It’s a very well-rounded food that can help you feel full and give you additional vitamins and minerals. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (3.43 milligrams), 119 calories.
19. Beef Liver
Beef liver gets it’s own spot on our list because it is so different than ordinary beef. It ranks higher in several categories than beef does, including having slightly higher levels of Zinc. But it doesn’t stop there. It outdoes beef as well as a many foods typically thought of as being healthy in many things like potassium, magnesium, Vitamin A and Vitamin B-12. It may be harder to find than ordinary beef, but it’s worth seeking out. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (4.25 milligrams), 175 calories.d

16. Pork
Pork is not the healthiest meat you can choose, and is not as high a quality protein as lean beef, chicken breast, or turkey breast, but it still contains Zinc in large amounts, and lean pork still has some health benefits and can’t be written off entirely. Always choose pork that is organic, to avoid the antibiotics and other chemicals that are injected into and fed to conventionally raised pigs. Serving Size (100 grams), Zinc (6.72 milligrams), 179 calories.


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Copper is a trace mineral, meaning it is needed in a very small quantity. Its primary role is to help form hemoglobin and collagen in the body.
A deficiency in copper results in poorly formed red blood cells, known as anemia. It also is an antioxidant, helping with the elimination of free radicals.
Copper deficiency symptoms can include increased parasitic infections, weakness from anemia and leaky gut.
Copper must stay in balance with zinc and iron in the body as well and if you consume too much of one it can throw the others out of balance.
The RDA for copper is 900 mcg/day. The Daily Value is 2 mg.

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