Curd and Sugar-A Cooling Health Shot

A good source of protein and calcium, yogurt is a healthy addition to your diet. Like most things, however, moderation is key when it comes to eating certain types of yogurt. Though it contains some naturally occurring sugars, it can also contain a large amount of added sugar, which is something you need to limit in your daily diet. Curd and sugar is savored and liked by everybody. This combination has many health benefits. Here goes the list of health benefits of this cool shot.

Benefits of Curd with sugar

It is one among stomach cooling foods. It cools body, reduces acidity and burning sensation in stomach.

It reduces pitta and hence considered as cooling food for pitta. Ayurveda text books recommend consuming this combination at the end of meals.

It takes care of instant glucose supply to body.

It is a ritual in India to serve curd with sugar to a person who has to attend an important meeting or appear in an examination. This takes care of energy supply to brain and body.

According to text books of ayurveda, it keeps intestinal problems at bay during summer

This combination should not be consumed by obese people as it adds lots of calories.

People suffering from diabetes should be very cautious while using this recipe.

Curd with sugar keeps the bladder cool and prevents irritation of bladder which usually happens insummer.

Curd is a good source of vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C, folate (HPLC), niacin, riboflavine, thiamin (vitamin B1), vitamin B-12 (cobalamin), vitamers pyridoxine (hydrochloride), carotenoids.

Curd is composed of good bacteria which aid in process of digestion. These bacteria protect the lining of the intestine and also immunize it from probable cancer and other forms of irritation. Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and intestinal cancer are some of the intestinal diseases, and good bacteria immunize the intestine against them.

Probiotics maintain growth of bacteria in the colon. Probiotics refers to the good bacteria living in the colon and their helpful activities often leading to the good health of the intestine. Curd is a probiotic.

The protein in curd is easily digestible in comparison to that found in milk. It is found that a majority of curd is digested for the same time that a quarter of the same quantity of milk is digested.

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