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Table 1 Comparison of the nutritive value of kefir and milk

From: Kefir consumption does not alter plasma lipid levels or cholesterol fractional synthesis rates relative to milk in hyperlipidemic men: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN10820810]

  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. 1 Extrapolated from originating milk.