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Buttermilk Health Risks
More info: Would like more details concerning your actual reaction to buttermilk, if you are able to tolerate other dairy products with no issues then you likely don't have an IgE-mediated allergic reaction to buttermilk (cow's milk) but rather a sensitivity/intolerance. I would see an allergist so that a detailed history can be taken and you can figure out if you are truly allergic. ...Read more
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more
Buttermilk: Not something i would recommend. Only times i've seen someone cure a fatty liver is with rapid weight loss like with gastric bypass or portion control diets. Talk to your doctor on strategies to eliminate fatty liver. Buttermilk being high calorie would not be the best for a liver that is fat. ...Read more
Have you tried using: Milk and milk products have a soothing effect and provide temporary relief from acid reflux. These are old fashioned recipes from the past when good antacid medicines were not available. Now that there are many good antacids that can stop acid production you can find much better relief with medicines like Zantac, (ranitidine) Pepcid and Omeprazole (Nexium). You should try one of these for 4 wks to see benefit ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Milk vs buttermilk: Buttermilk has more calories and fat than milk, so you'll gain more weight faster with buttermilk. But, you don't need to drink either one to be healthy, though. Water is the healthiest thing for you to drink. You can get plenty of calcium and vitamin D from other, healthier, lower-fat sources, like plants or supplements. ...Read more
Safe!: Buttermilk is safe during pregnancy. There are a few things that are not ok during pregnancy like certain medications as well as alcohol consumption. It is important to eat a balanced and healthy diet. You might go off certain foods, but it's always possible to swap these with others of similar nutritional value. Pasteurization prevents disease, so try to use a brand that is pasteurized. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has a skin reaction only on her face to buttermilk-based products. It shows up in the exact pattern as where the product is on her face..?
Irritant Dermatitis: Irritant contact dermatitis (icd) is inflammation of the skin typically manifested by erythema, mild edema, and scaling. Irritant contact dermatitis is a nonspecific response of the skin to direct chemical damage that releases mediators of inflammation predominately from epidermal cells. Treatment is with otc hydrocortisone. If this does not help see a dermatologist. ...Read more
My daughter has a skin reaction only on her face to buttermilk-based products. It shows up in the exact pattern/shape as where the product sits on he?
Is there a risk of replacing milk with buttermilk. Liver problem or something (i drink 1 liter per day for breakfast and snack). It reduced my acne ?
Saturated fat: The main concern with taking 1 liter of milk or buttermilk daily is the amount of saturated fat that is included. You may want to have your cholesterol and your lipoprotein profile checked to make sure you are not at higher risk of atherosclerosis from a heavy saturated fat diet. ...Read more
My father in law said his urine looks like buttermilk. What could that be and how serious is this?
Is probiotic powder effective?Is buttermilk or curd a probiotic?Any natural probiotics?Doc has asked me to take probiotics but need a reliable brand
Perhaps, marketing: yet few clinical trials, little reliable data. Like many OTC products, labels does not even match the contents. While some data about probiotic benefits with clostridium difficile & ulcerative colitis exists, few reliable brands. Thus natural fermented products likely a better option for now. Study the: "Human Microbiome Project" for insights; >another decade to sort out some of the complexity. ...Read more