Buttermilk is a fermented drink made up of milk or milk substitutes. It is an acidic food that contains lactic acid produced by microorganisms. Therefore, it has a very high nutritional value.
Reduction of Cholesterol
Buttermilk can help manage heart health by regulating cholesterol levels in the blood and arteries. Also, regular buttermilk consumption can reduce the LDL cholesterol levels in the blood.
Improves Gut Health
Buttermilk is a good source of probiotics, which can improve gut health. Probiotics provide with many vitamins and minerals that improves digestion.
Buttermilk has anti-proliferative effects on cancerous cells. It contains specific proteins, like a selenium-carrier protein, which can reduce the growth and differentiation of breast cancer cells.
Antibacterial and Antiviral Effects
This probiotic drink exhibits antibacterial effects towards common pathogens like E.coli, S. typhi, and S. aureus. These pathogens are responsible for gut-related infections like typhoid, and skin infections.
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