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Yogurt Is A Bliss

Updated on January 13, 2016

One of the finest dairy product which is available and can be had throughout the year, yogurt has countless benefits for your health and beauty. From being a natural cosmetic to a soothing agent for your tummy, yogurt has all the right properties in it.

PREPARING YOGURT

Fresh milk is pasteurized and fermented with good bacteria then preserved at a specific room temperature to boost the growth of bacteria. The final product has a yummy taste and a smooth, creamy texture. It is a by-product of milk, thus contains all the goodness of milk such as calcium, vitamin B-2, B-12, magnesium, and potassium.

BEAUTY BENEFITS

Flavored yogurts are also available these days, but when buying for the skin or hair, always make sure to choose plain yogurt.

Skin

  • It contains lactic acid which nourishes the skin and acts as a great moisturizer when applied on the face.

  • Gives relief in sun tanning.

  • Removes dead and dry skin cells.

  • Fights acne, blemishes, and pimples.

  • Reduces fine lines, hydrates dry skin and tightens pores.

  • Makes the skin smooth and flawless.

  • Exfoliates and rejuvenates dull complexion.

Hair

  • Acts as a natural hair conditioner.

  • Helps you get rid of dandruff.

  • Prevents hair from getting dry and frizzy.

  • Fights hair fall.

  • Gives smooth and shiny hair.

  • Hydrates the scalp and keeps it cool.

  • Reduces dryness and adds volume to thin and lifeless hair.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Yogurt improves digestion, boosts metabolism and immunity.

  • The amount of calcium and vitamins present in yogurt reduces the risk of osteoporosis.

  • A must have ingredient when on a weight loss regime.

  • When taken after a workout, restores all the lost energy in the form of carbohydrates, proteins, and amino acids.

  • The content of potassium in yogurt helps to flush out the excess amount of sodium from the body thereby reducing the risk of blood pressure.

  • The healthy bacteria in yogurt boost immunity and fights bugs that may cause infections and colds.

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