Amazing Health Benefits of Buttermilk..!!

Buttermilk is very good for body and has more lactic acid and less fat as compared to regular milk. Butter milk is a thirst quencher and prevents dehydration.

Buttermilk is lower in fat than regular milk, because the fat has been removed to make butter. It is also high in potassium, vitamin B12, calcium, and riboflavin as well as a good source of phosphorus.

Health benefits of buttermilk:-

Enhances the immune system of the body :
The lactic acid bacteria present in butter milk is a good bacteria and help in improving the general immunity of the body.

Reduces body heat :
Buttermilk is highly efficient in dipping the amount of heat produced in the body due to many internal and external conditions such as high temperature. Therefore, buttermilk is consumed large quantities during summer season.

Cures digestive problems :
People suffering with digestive problems are often suggested to increase their consumption of butter milk instead of milk. This is because it contains lactic acid and can be digested easily and quickly.

Helps in weight loss :

Regular intake of buttermilk provides the body with all essential nutrients and does not add many fats and calories to the body. It is thus helpful in weight loss.

Cooking Uses :
According to the New York Times, buttermilk has several applications in the kitchen aside from its use as an ingredient in biscuits, cookies and other baked goods. It works as a leaven in baking as well as a flavoring ingredient, working to raise bread when yeast is inaccessible or unused. Buttermilk also helps tenderize meat. Some recipes also allow for buttermilk to be used in place of mayonnaise or cream particularly salad dressings and sauces to lower the fat content of the food.

Source : Livestrong

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