Apr 18, 2011

Health benefits of buttermilk

Health benefits of Buttermilk

Source - Good health tips

Buttermilk actually has less fat than regular milk; the fat has been removed to make butter.

Healthy bacteria reside in everybody’s colon, and in return for food and a warm place to live these resident bacteria contribute to your health.

Some healthy things these bacteria do to your body are manufacture vitamins, improve digestion, boost Immunity, manufacture nutrients, protect against cardiovascular diseases and protection against carcinogens.

Because of all such benefits, many times physicians advise patients to consume buttermilk instead of milk as it contains less fat, calories and skim milk. And the best part is that one can consume buttermilk anytime – as a drink, which is refreshing and healthy!

Buttermilk is a good source of potassium, Vitamin B-12, calcium and phosphorous. It also contains probiotics; they help with digestion and strengthen your immune system.

Buttermilk is easier to digest than regular milk because it contains even more lactic acid than can be found in skim milk.

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