Curd: The Superfood of yesterday, today and tomorrow!

Curd: The Superfood of yesterday, today and tomorrow!

Curd is a staple part of Indian diets. It is consumed by households across the country and in many other parts of the world. While it has been around for many centuries, in recent years it has been lauded as a wholesome superfood – a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being!

Milk is the primary ingredient used in preparation of curd. A culture of bacteria is introduced into milk which undergoes a process of fermentation. At Akshayakalpa, our curd is prepared using organic milk from our farms that result is a versatile food that is not just full of nutrition but serves a multitude of other purposes too. During the process of fermentation, the bacteria in milk break down lactose, making it safe for consumption by individuals who have difficulty digesting milk. In fact, this is one of the primary ways for lactose-intolerant consumers to indirectly harness the nutritional benefits of milk.

While home remedies have included curd as their main ingredient to treat and prevent a variety of ailments, the benefits of regular consumption of curd as based on science. It is a rich source of probiotics that help improve gut health and aid with digestion. The calcium found in curd is essential for strong teeth and bones. Because it is high in protein, amino acids also aid in weight loss. Curd has in it a gamut of micronutrients and minerals like zinc, vitamin B12, potassium, and magnesium which are imperative for the overall well-being of the human body. They help regulate blood pressure, lower cholesterol and keep heart diseases at bay.

The benefits of consumption of curd are rivaled only by the benefits of its topical applications. It is a part of numerous beauty regimes and for good reason. Vitamin E, zinc, phosphorus, and other micro-minerals in curd can firm up your skin, reduce acne, and reverse the signs of aging. A hair mask made of curd can help fight scalp conditions like dandruff. It also provides instant relief when applied to sun-damaged skin. Regular application of curd keeps skin moisturized, supple and soft.

Because of its versatility and widespread fondness, this superfood has garnered more popularity in recent years. The Akshayakalpa Organic curd is crafted from Akshayakalpa Organic milk using traditional practices and has no synthetic additives or artificial preservatives. It can be easily ordered on the Akshayakalpa App, Swiggy, Pickily, Zepto, Grofers(Blinkit), Bigbasket.com, Bigbasket Daily, FTH daily, Supr Daily, Milk Basket, Amazon & Flipkart.