It is a very good alternative for people who wish to avoid junk food. Curd has numerous health benefits like it is very helpful for heart ailments, for senile state in preventing and delaying degeneration of body, purifies blood, keeps digestive system healthy, has more Vitamin B Complex than milk. Curd serves as a very good medicine, it has an enzyme that keeps the body cool, and it is also a good healer.
Although curd has nutritive content similar to fresh milk, it has extensive special values for therapeutic purposes. During the process of making curd, bacteria convert milk into curd and predigest milk protein. These bacteria then inhibit the growth of hostile or illness-causing bacteria inside the intestinal tract and promote beneficial bacteria needed for digestion.
These friendly bacteria facilitate the absorption of minerals and aid in the synthesis of vitamins of B group. Buttermilk, which has same nutritive and curative value as curd, is prepared by churning curd and adding some water, removing the fat in the form of butter.
Health Benefits Of Curd
Curd is one of the easiest remedies for treating dandruff. It is also good for skin; it imparts luster and softness to skin. Curd in combination with henna paste is a very good remedy for dandruff.
Curd has number of benefits like; it is very helpful for people who are suffering from diarrhoea and dysentery, curd eaten which rice gives instant relief from diarrhoea and dysentery. It can stop nausea and vomiting tendency. Curd has high vitamin and calcium contents with protein. Milk is not suitable for all people especially people with asthma or allergies should refrain from milk, but they can take curd to get their calcium supply.