15 BENEFITS OF HAVING CURD WITH YOUR MEAL

1) Improves digestion: The nutrients in curd are easily absorbed by the digestive system.It also helps to absorb nutrients from other eaten foods. It cools down & neutralizes the heat that spicy food creates. Curd is also helpful in curing H. Pylorri infections which are responsible for peptic ulcers.
2) Substitute for those are lactose intolerant: As curd converts the lactose in milk to lactic acid, making it easier to digest.
3) Helps boost immunity: Has good bacteria, to strengthen immune system by fighting against micro-organisms which are present in our gut. Also helps to prevent vaginal yeast infections in women.
4) Heart healthy: It minimizes the risk of high blood pressure & helps reduce cholesterol levels by preventing the thickening of carotid arteries.
5) For healthy Bones & Teeth: Rich in phosphorus & calcium.
6) Skincare product: Rich in zinc, vitamin E, & phosphorus.
7) Good for Dandruff: Has lactic acid which has anti-fungal properties.
8) Helps to lose Weight: By boosting digestion & has calcium , which prevents your body from pumping more cortisol. Hormonal imbalance of cortisol is responsible for many health issues like hypertension, obesity & cholesterol.
9) Helps to release Stress & Anxiety: Curd lowers the activity levels in the part of brain responsible for emotion & pain.
10 ) Improves your sexual life: Eat curd with sugar before every meal to increase your body fat. It actually works as a phrodiaiac & offers several sexual health related benefits.
NOTE: ALWAYS USE FRESH CURD AS IT HAS MAXIMUM LIVE CULTURE.
11) People taking antibiotics(which can destroy lactic flora) are often advised to eat curd to replace healthy bacteria.
12 ) Fresh curd is digested in about an hour, as compared to milk which takes about 3 hrs. to digest.
13 ) Helps to gain weight: It should be taken along with jaggery.
14 ) For piles: Take curd with ginger & rice.
15) Curd is used in diarrhea & dysentry as it absorbs water from the intestine & acts as a stool binder.

Article Source: MRS. REKHA C: DIETITIAN & DIABETIC EDUCATOR.
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