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Doctor insights on: Buttermilk Health Risks

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Is buttermilk helpful for skin?

Is buttermilk helpful for skin?

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

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Allergic only to buttermilk, what causes this?

Allergic only to buttermilk, what causes this?

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

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Is buttermilk fattening?

Is buttermilk fattening?

Yes: 176 calories for 1 mug (400 g). Low fat buttermilk is only 120 cal for a cup. ...Read more

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Buttermilk it good for fat liver?

Buttermilk it good for fat liver?

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

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Is buttermilk pancakes ok when pregnant?

Is buttermilk pancakes ok when pregnant?

Ayurveda recommends: Against buttermilk ('takra') in pregnancy. However, i suspect tht it would be just fine if pasteurized milk is used. ...Read more

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Buttermilk safe when pregnant?

Buttermilk safe when pregnant?

Infection: Anything that could potentially harbor germs should be avoided in pregnancy, whether that is raw meat or milk products that have not been pasteurized. If you are craving for buttermilk, make sure it has been pasteurized. ...Read more

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Can buttermilk help relieve acid reflux?

Can buttermilk help relieve  acid reflux?

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 more

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