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HAPPY KOMBUCHA BLOG — Culture care

Cold Weather care for cultures- Spring

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Cold Weather care for cultures- Spring

Spring presents its own sets of challenges for culturing. As the weather warms it can be sporadic and inconsistent, the methods for keeping cultures at the proper temperature must also change and adapt especially here in the UK when the weather can change dramatically from one day to the next.

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Cold weather care for your cultures

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Cold weather care for your cultures

Autumn and winter present special challenges for culturing. Especially this year. As the weather cools, the methods for keeping cultures at the proper temperature must also change and adapt especially here in the UK when the weather can change dramatically from one day to the next.

Read how to keep your cultures warm without turning on the heating in this helpful guide. 

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Milk kefir- Some FAQ

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Milk kefir- Some FAQ

 

How much kefir should you drink a day?

It’s recommended you drink about one cup of kefir a day, which is around 200-250ml. When you first start its a good idea to have  few days off a week to help your system get used to it. 

Is it safe to drink kefir everyday?

yes, It’s fine to drink it every day, just be conscious not to have more than the recommended amount. 

What's the deal with kefir nutrition?

One cup of low fat kefir contains 110 calories, 11g protein (22% RDA), 2g fat, 12g carbohydrate, 12g sugar and 390mg calcium (30% RDA)

 

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The new Kefirko jar

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The new Kefirko jar

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Types of sugar for water kefir

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Types of sugar for water kefir

One of the commonly asked questions we have is 

What Sugar is best for Making Water Kefir

For the large part it is simply personal preference but there are a few things to consider when choosing your sugar. 

Brown Sugar

 

When choosing a sugar for making water kefir, always read the label. Some sugars may contain anti-caking additives or other ingredients that could affect the health of the water kefir grains. You want to use a plain sugar with no added ingredients. 

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