Amazing benefits of Buttermilk


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Butter milk is used in many Indian households as an ingredient to make a variety of appetizing dishes and some people even use it as a daily drink after lunch. In other parts of the world also buttermilk has a significant place in the diet of the people.

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Let now talk about the wonderful benefits that you can get from this amazing drink that has been rightly compared to an Elixir.

  • For Digestion

Buttermilk can sooth your digestive track by washing down all the greasiness and oil that comes with spicy food. Also, if you are adding cumin powder, rock salt or other condiments than you can get relief from a variety of stomach irritations as well.

  • A complete food

Buttermilk is a complete balanced diet in itself as it contains carbohydrates, proteins, minimal lipids, essential enzymes and also a range of different enzymes. Buttermilk mostly contains water and also quenches your thirst, therefore it is strongly recommended to consume daily.

  • Fights Dehydration

Packed with electrolytes buttermilk is very effective in treating dehydration. Its ingredients like yogurt, spices and salt acts almost magically.

  • Regulates Blood Pressure

Studies have shown that buttermilk has bioactive proteins which help in regulating the blood pressure.

  • Constipation

If you feel uneasy and constipated, then having a glass of buttermilk can give immense relief. People who don’t have enough fibres in their diet are strongly advised to have a glass with their meal.

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