There are a lot of questions around curd, especially if it should be consumed during the winter season. Even though it is considered immensely beneficial for health, a lot of people tend to avoid it. Here is why curd, which contains lactobacillus, a probiotic and a source of good bacteria, shouldn’t be entirely off your plate during winter. But if you already have respiratory ailments like common cold, it is best to limit its intake. Rather than having curd at night, which might lead to mucous development, its best to have it at lunch time.

Curd is a storehouse of vitamins, potassium, magnesium and protein. Lactobacillus helps keep away the harmful bacteria and infections from the body. As a fermented food, curd is loaded with vitamin C, which is excellent for treatment of cold and cough. However, it is best to consume curd as soon as it sets and not refrigerate it for later.

Aids digestion

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