What is a Curd

It is a dairy product obtained by fermenting milk with the help of beneficial bacteria. This fermentation process gives curd its nutritional content.

Disadvantages of Curd

Having curd and sugar every day especially over a long time, might not be best for people who are generally healthy.

Aggravating Kapha and Ama

It is believed to increase the Kapha dosha. It can also increase the production of ama (toxins) in the body if not digested properly.

Incompatible Food Combinations

It should not be mixed with certain foods, such as fruits, as it may lead to indigestion.

Difficult for Some to Digest

Although it contains digestive enzymes, it can be heavy for those with weak digestion, causing gas, bloating, or indigestion.

Full-fat curd can be high in saturated fats, which can contribute to weight gain and potentially imbalanced cholesterol levels if consumed excessively.

Excess Fat

it can dampen the digestive fire (agni), leading to sluggish digestion(Agnimandya) and potentially causing an accumulation of toxins in the body.

Reduced Agni

It can be calorie-dense, particularly if consumed in excess. Monitoring portion sizes is crucial, especially for individuals aiming to manage their weight.

Caloric Content

Some commercially available variants might have elevated sodium levels, which can be a concern for individuals with hypertension. Opting for low-sodium options is advisable.

High Sodium

While the fermentation process reduces lactose content, individuals with lactose intolerance might still experience discomfort or digestive issues with curd consumption.

Lactose Sensitivity

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