Table 1

Comparison of the nutritive value of kefir and milk

Kefir

Milk


Unit/500 mL

Energy, kJ (kcals)

1200 (287)

1200 (287)

Fat, g

7.6

7.6

Protein, g

23.6

23.6

Carbohydrates, g

31.2

31.2

Cholesterol, mg

311

35


1 Extrapolated from originating milk.

St-Onge et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2002 2:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-2-1

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