28 January 2011

Try this drink ; It's healthy,cheap and easy to prepare !

  Yogurt drinks are known and consumed all over the world. Being rich in potassium, calcium, protein and B vitamins, including B-12, they help stabilize the immune system, digest lactose and dairy products, and are a good source of iodine. Yogurt drinks have uses for a variety of gastrointestinal conditions, and in preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea.They also promotes good gum health because of the pro-biotic effect of lactic acids present in them. Calcium, which is found in dairy products, needs to enter the body in an acid matrix or your body will not absorb it. So the lactic acid of yogurt, as a part of yogurt drink, is a perfect medium to maximize calcium absorption. Eight ounces of yogurt will equal 400 mg of calcium, 25% more calcium than you would get out of a glass of milk.  Another benefit is helping banish the belly. The same calcium stops the production of the hormone cortisol, which increases your stomach fat. So, if you want to look and be fitter then several tubs of fat-free yogurt drink a day can help you a lot.
How to prepare:
Yogurt drink is a refreshing drink made with yogurt, water and salt. However, another variation is to add club soda instead of water for a tastier one.This is very easy and takes little time and effort to make.
1 cup plain yogurt, well beaten
1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint or a dash of dried mint flakes, crushed
 salt to taste
1 cup water or club soda
Lots of ice cubes
Blend together all the ingredients except the ice cubes.Then add the ice cubes. Now you can serve this refreshing, stimulating, and healthy yogurt drink.

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