Is Buttermilk Healthy?


Is Buttermilk Healthy?

Did you know that buttermilk has benefits that can prevent future health problems? It’s true!

On your next trip to the grocery store, treat yourself and your body to this bacteria fighting product. Buttermilk is packed with probiotics-a good bacteria. Probiotics fight off the bad bacterias that can cause health issues like yeast infections and tooth decay. Probiotics also assist in regulating the digestive system. Buttermilk is also a great source of calcium and B vitamins.  There are only two grams of fat and 98 calories in one cup of  low-fat buttermilk.

If you only use buttermilk for homemade waffles and pancakes, treat your body to buttermilk in salad dressings, desserts, and soups. It adds a creamy texture and a tangy taste to recipes. Instead of using heavy cream, substitute your recipe with an equal amount of buttermilk. This will definitely cut out fat and calories in your recipes containing heavy cream.

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