Friday, July 4, 2008

Yogurt protects against Vaginal Infection

Yoghurt or yogurt, less commonly curd, yoghourt or yogourt is a dairy product produced by bacterial fermentation of milk.

How is it made?

It can be made by scalding milk, cooling it to just above body temperature, and then adding a small amount of previously made yoghurt (for example, store-bought, plain, live-culture yoghurt). The mixture is kept at the warm temperature for several hours, during which fermentation (proliferation of the bacteria that were in the previously made yogurt) causes it to become yoghurt

Vaginal Infection

Eating Yogurt on a daily basis can definitely ward of vaginal infection from happening but if it’s already there apply thin layer of plain yogurt which has good bacteria with the help of a spatula, leave it for 10-15 minutes and wash with lukewarm water. Do it for a week till your pH balance comes to normal.

Lactose-intolerant People can enjoy yoghurt without ill effects

Yoghurt has nutritional benefits beyond those of milk: people who are moderately lactose-intolerant can enjoy yoghurt without ill effects, because the lactose in the milk precursor is converted to lactic acid by the bacterial culture. The reduction of lactose bypasses the affected individuals' need to process the milk sugar themselves.

Fights Cancer

Yoghurt helps to fight cancer if consumed on a regular basis.

Aids Digestion

Yogurt aids digest when as the enzymes in it helps with the digestion. You can also consume it as a cool drink by mixing 1 tbsp yogurt with a glass of water, whisk it so that it is lump free.

Relives Food Poisoning

Sometimes when we have food poisoning having yogurt helps with the stomach ache. But do rush to the doctor immediately if you have no relief with it.

Acidity

Yogurt is also a good remedy for acidity. Have it as a drink.

High in potassium, vitamin B12 and calcium

Yogurt is high in potassium, vitamin B12 and calcium therefore its good for the bones as well as teeth. But have the skim Yogurt as it has fats in it too.

Yogurt Smoothie

Plain yogurt doesn’t set in your palate don’t worry, you can jazz it up by making a smoothie by adding yogurt and your favorite fruit and relish it with joy.

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