Curd is a traditional food, made by fermentation of milk. The benefits of curd are countless and its manufacturing process is pity easy.
In the dairy industry, curd manufacturing is a common process and Lactic acid bacteria are responsible for curd manufacturing.
These bacteria ferment Lactose present in milk into lactic acid by the process of fermentation. Because of the fermentation process, the curd is easily digestible.
In India, on every special occasion, the curd is served with sugar.
Benefits of curd
- Improve digestion.
- Help in weight loss.
- Increase immunity.
- Stimulate appetite.
- Healthy heart.
- good for the skin.
Curd is a probiotic food. probiotic foods are those foods that contain healthy bacteria good for our stomach.
These foods give a boost to your digestion system. In the absence of these bacteria, a person has to face digestion problems.
Help in weight loss
Lactic acid bacteria present in curd convert lactose to lactic acid means curd contains a scant amount of sugar.
Curd also contains a paltry amount of fat and does not increase blood sugar level because of low in calories it does not increase weight.
Curd is full of protein and nutrients, so increase your performance during the workout.
Increase in immunity
Some good bacteria are present in our gut, these bacteria help to fight against diseases. If you take curd regularly, it increases the number of healthy gut bacteria resulting in an increase in immunity.
According to some studies, Consumption of curd for up to 4 months can increase your immunity 4 times.
Milk is the basic ingredient for curd manufacturing and according to some researches milk stimulates appetite, so curd also stimulates the appetite.
Curd contains a paltry amount of lactose so it can not increase blood sugar and result in a low effect on the heart.
Good for skin
Curd contains an excellent amount of lactic aid that helps to remove dead cells from the skin and also prevent aging.