Food Guide



Kefir is available both unsweetened and sweetened with fruit such as raspberries, or with other flavorings.

Preparation, Uses, & Tips

This dairy product can be used as-is, or in recipes wherever yogurt or sour cream is called for.


Like yogurt, kefir can be stored in the refrigerator for two to seven days.

Nutrition Highlights

Kefir (low-fat, plain), 1 cup (227g)

  • Calories: 160
  • Protein: 14g
  • Carbohydrate: 8g
  • Total Fat: 2.5g
  • Fiber: 0.0g

*Good Source of: Vitamin A (500 IU)

*Excellent Source of: Calcium (300mg) and Vitamin D (100 IU)

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The information presented in the Food Guide is for informational purposes only and was created by a team of US–registered dietitians and food experts. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements, making dietary changes, or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires December 2019.