Buttermilk is equally healthy as Yoghurt (Dahi). Buttermilk is categorised as sattvic food in Ayurveda. This yoghurt based drink has lots of healthy benefits. You can be made it at the home or you can buy it from the market it is easily available.
Check out some health benefits of drinking Buttermilk:-
If you tend to suffer from acid reflux after a meal, start incorporating buttermilk in your diet. The yoghurt will cool your stomach and soothe any irritation while the ginger and spices will help tackle the acidity. If you like to add them as for additional benefits.
Eases stomach after a spicy meal
Spicy food irritates the stomach lining, but chaas can help soothe it. Milk and milk-based products are actually the best remedies for spice – they contain proteins that neutralise the spice and cool off your system much better than water or cold drinks.
Add up in your calcium intake
Our body needs 1000-1200g of calcium daily and if you take one cup of this magic portion daily you will end up in adding 350g of calcium in your diet. Some children don’t like milk so this is a healthy alternative milk for changing their boring routine.
As eating oily and heavy foods in summer ends up messing our digestion. The spices in chaas are excellent digestive aids that prevent indigestion and excessive burping. Yoghurt is loaded with probiotics, which encourage the growth of healthy gut flora. This will improve everything from your digestion to your immunity.
Helps in shedding weight
Finding a drink that instantly helps in cutting those calories intake you got from Daal Makhni and Naan at night? Drinking chaas after your meal is a quick solution for your problem this will make you feel better since it washes down the oil, butter and ghee that coat your oesophagus and stomach, making you feel much lighter.
Buttermilk contains other nutrients too besides Calcium
Buttermilk is a good source of proteins, potassium and B vitamins. Each of the ingredients in chaas is extremely healthy, with plenty of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. These nutrients help your body to boost immunity, improve sleep, enable hormone synthesis and much more.
Carry a bottle of chaas with you if you know you’re going out in the heat or have a chilled glass as soon as you get back to the home. The combination of water, yoghurt, salt and spices will replenish your fluid and electrolyte levels instantly, helping you ward off dehydration.
Lowers cholesterol reduces blood pressure and prevents cancer
A study found that the milk fat molecules in buttermilk contain a unique bioactive protein that lowers cholesterol and has antiviral, antibacterial and anticarcinogenic properties. The same study found that drinking chaas every day can reduce blood pressure significantly.
Imagine that feeling of those chills going down through your oesophagus to your stomach. It just made your day.
Go grab your glass of buttermilk now.