Kefir vs Kombucha: The Healthier Choice

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Kombucha vs Kefir: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gKefirKombucha
Calories52 9
Carbohydrates7.48 g2.37 g
Iron0.04 mg0.07 mg
Potassium159 mg7 mg
Sodium38 mg13 mg
Vitaminium C0.8 mg0.9 mg

More Calories in Kefir

At first glance, you can see that in kefir is much more calories than in Kombucha.

Kefir has 52 kcal per 100g and Kombucha 9 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 478%.

In kefir and in Kombucha most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare kefir with Kombucha in details.

Kefir And Kombucha Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    kefir - 478% more than Kombucha
  • Carbohydrates:
    kefir - 216% more than Kombucha

More carbohydrates in kefir

In kefir is more carbohydrates than in Kombucha.

There is 2.37g/100g of carbohydrates in Kombucha and 7.48g/100g in kefir so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 216%.


  • Calories52
  • Carbohydrates7.48 g
Kefir calories per:
| ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 57% CARBS.
  • 27% PROTEIN
  • 16% FAT


  • Calories9
  • Carbohydrates2.37 g
Kombucha calories per:
| ounce | glass

Calories source

  • 100% CARBS
  • 0% PROTEIN
  • 0% FAT

Vitamins: Kombucha vs kefir

  • Vitaminium C:
    Kombucha - 13% more than kefir

Minerals: kefir vs Kombucha

  • Iron:
    Kombucha - 75% more than kefir
  • Potassium:
    kefir - 2171% more than Kombucha
  • Sodium:
    kefir - 192% more than Kombucha
Marcin Piotrowicz
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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