Yogurt is made by bacterial fermentation of milk.In this process lactose in milk is converted into lactic acid by several probiotic microorganisms.
It can be made from any milk like cow milk ,buffalo milk and goat milk but cow’s milk is usually used. The yogurt is called curd or dahi is a dairy product which is made by curdling milk with edible acidic substances like lemon juice, vinegar and even yogurt itself.It also contains healthy bacteria.
Health benefits of yogurt
- Good for bones
- Weight loss aids
- Control blood pressure
- Builds immunity
- Prevents yeast infection
- Good for skin and hair
- Good for heart health
- Good for your gut
- It can help you recover faster a workout
- Improves digestion
- Reduce inflammation
- Reduce depression
- Good source of protein.calcium and vitamin
- Healthy face
- Improve your health for good
- Helps with appetite control
- High in protein
BEAUTY TIPS: Yogurt for Skin and Hair
When I was young, I tried yogurt face and hair masks. yogurt based hair masks suggest that the protein in yogurt promotes strong and healthy hair. It helps strengthen the hair softly, which prevents split ends and hair damage. It is known for its smoothening properties.
If you apply a yogurt face mask every day, you can destroy the bacteria that cause acne and pimples. It helps moisturise your skin and delay the signs of aging. It is great for the skin because it is naturally exfoliating, brightening and hydrating.
Homemade yogurt gram flour face mask recipe
Yogurt and turmeric are both extremely effective for glowing the skin. the yogurt and turmeric pack helps brighten skin also.
1 teaspoon of turmeric
1 teaspoon of gram flour
2 teaspoons of yogurt
- Take a clean small bowl, add gram flour, turmeric, yoghurt and mix well until smooth consistency.
- Apply your face and neck for 20 minutes.
- Rinse well with warm water and wipes with clean towel.
- Apply the mask twice a week.
- You can keep any left over in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Homemade yogurt honey face mask for skin
1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder
1 teaspoon of honey
1 teaspoon of yogurt
Mix all ingredients until smooth consistency.
Apply your face for 20 minutes.
Rinse it off with lukewarm water or plain water.
You can try this face pack for 2-3 minutes.
You might see good results.