11/05/2015 03:19 EST | Updated 11/17/2015 12:59 EST

Kefir Benefits: 2 Reasons Why You Need To Start Drinking It Today

It's more than just a gut cleanser.

If you aren't already familiar with kefir, you need to watch this.

In the video above, we get the skinny on why you need to pick up a tub tonight. Not only is this fermented drink one of the trendiest superfoods (that just happens to be a staple in Russia for years), it's also loaded with bacteria-fighting, immune-boosting probiotics.

And kefir is more than just a gut cleanser — a single serving contains 20 per cent of your daily recommended intake of calcium, 10.5 grams of protein and it's rich in vitamins B1 and B12.

Watch the video above to learn more about this healthy drink, including why it's a better choice for those who struggle to digest milk.

Do you drink kefir? Let us know how you typically consume this drink.

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