Buttermilk is produced by culture, the milk is turned into curd and then this curd is churned to produced buttermilk and cream. Buttermilk is very good for body and has more lactic acid and less fat as compared to regular milk. It is a very good carminative and digestive drink as described by Ayurveda. Buttermilk is useful in complicated digestive disorders and also in treating obesity.
There is lot of misconception amongst people that buttermilk is too fatty as its name has word “butter”. But this is wrong and it contains less fat and calories than regular milk. It is very useful in reducing body heat and therefore can be consumed in large quantities during summer.
People facing digestion problems can have buttermilk with little rock salt as it gets digested easily and quickly. It is useful drink for all calorie conscious people with rich essential nutrients. Buttermilk is rich in vitamins (B12), potassium, phosphorous and calcium.
Buttermilk helps in:
Providing protection against various diseases
Providing valuable vitamins & minerals
It is advised by physicians to consume buttermilk more instead of milk due to all such benefits. It can be taken anytime as a refreshing and healthy drink!