What is Kefir ? Kefir is a fermented milk drink that originated in the Caucasus Mountains near Turkey, where it was used for centuries as a healthy drink. Why is kefir good for you ? Kefir is probiotic – a source of beneficial bacteria and yeasts which help maintain a healthy digestive system. These include Lactobacillius, lactococcus, lauconastistoc amd Saccharomyces kefir. Kefir has been found to help: Following gastrointestinal disease Maintain healthy intestinal flora People with lactose intolerance Serving Suggestion: Serve with your favourite fruit, or add a pinch of salt to add zest to the flavour.