A HEALTHY SUPPLEMENT – Yogurt

IMG_0024‘AN apple a day keeps the doctor away’ – this proverb is rightly carved in the fundamentals of achieving good health. Yogurt, also mentioned as curd, is another foodstuff that will keep the doctor miles away … that’s from you!

Experts suggest that ‘Yogurt made from cow’s milk is a very nutritious and it is very digestible’.  Some convenient tips to infuse yogurt in daily diet:-

  • A simple strategy to prepare natural yogurt at home is – add 250 grams of plain yogurt to a liter of lukewarm milk and keep it covered for 8 to 12 hrs. Later on, refrigerate it for further use. For weight-watchers and people suffering from high cholesterol levels, low-fat milk is a better option for making curd.
  • Yogurt can be consumed as sweet dips (by adding sugar to it!) for chapatti, paratha, bread, puri etc.
  • When added to dal or curry preparations, it enriches its flavour and nutrition content.
  • Yogurt added to salad for flavour is a delightful treat for the taste buds.
  • Use it to marinate meat and poultry; it results for a softer and tastier final product.
  • Prepare cool fruit drinks by adding yogurt, which is a healthier and a tastier choice. Add any fruit of your choice (mango particularly tastes fantastic!).

 

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My interest in writing expands to travel, history, social and general topics. My articles are based primarily on my observations and curiosity in life. You will find the links of my articles in my Twitter account: mirandapresence My blog mirandavoice.com displays my thoughts. My blog masalahealth.wordpress.com (Quick Indian recipes – Easy, healthy,delicious) has recipes of my innovation in Indian cuisine. Journey along with me into the world of curiosity, Thank you. Sylvia Miranda (mirandapresence@gmail.com)

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