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#1 of 9 Old 06-18-2009, 02:12 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Would eating water kefir grains have the same benefit as drinking the brew? Would it have the same natural pro-biotic benefit?

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Curious question. I have no idea. We do both.

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interesting. now that my grains are going crazy with the warm weather, we're going to be starting to eat ours as well.

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Go slowly, don't eat a lot as they could cause "too much" probiotic shift and that leads to diarrhea and die-off of the "bad" bacteria.


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Go slowly, don't eat a lot as they could cause "too much" probiotic shift and that leads to diarrhea and die-off of the "bad" bacteria.


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okay, we'll go slow.

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Go slowly, don't eat a lot as they could cause "too much" probiotic shift and that leads to diarrhea and die-off of the "bad" bacteria.


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How much is to much? I am still nursing dd so I want to be careful of what I pass off onto her.

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I say a tablespoon a day, increase by a tablespoon more each week, if nursing, pregnant, or mercury fillings.


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I say a tablespoon a day, increase by a tablespoon more each week, if nursing, pregnant, or mercury fillings.


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can you tell me how the grains are affected my metal fillings?
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This thread reminds me that I really want to try to get some water kefir grains. Wish I knew someone locally I could get them from.


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