What you eat is important, but how you prepare your meals is much more vital. In the absence of another supportive micronutrient, several nutrients continue moving through the body without being absorbed. When two of these factors react, it can cause discomfort or inflammation in the body.
While a bowl of fresh, creamy curd topped with chopped fruits may seem healthy and delicious, few people are aware that curd should not be consumed with these foods as it can be detrimental to your health.
Let’s focus on which foods you shouldn’t eat with curd.
We often think of a bowl of curd with sliced mangoes for a delicious dessert or go for a mango-yogurt smoothie for breakfast. But, mango and curd together, d, induce heat and cold in the body, which can lead to a variety of issues such as skin conditions, toxins in the body, and more.
Love onion curd raita? You may have to get rid of this habit. While curd is cold food, onions release heat in the body, thus creating heat and cold simultaneously. Rashes, eczema, psoriasis, and other skin allergies may result from the pairing of hot and cold.
It’s recommended if you avoid combining two protein-rich sources. In theory, you can pair a vegetarian protein source with an animal protein source, but you should never pair a vegetarian source with another vegetarian source or a non-vegetarian source with another non-vegetarian source.
Curd is obtained from animal milk, and fish is another non-vegetarian form of protein. This can cause indigestion as well as other stomach problems.
Milk and curd are both originated from animal sources and therefore should not be eaten together. When these two foods are consumed together, it can cause diarrhea, acidity, and gastric problems.
- Oily foods
The mixture of greasy fried foods and curd delays digestion and leaves you feeling sluggish.
The Bottom Line
Curd has a lot of health benefits in addition to being a great accompaniment with meals. It’s loaded with probiotics and easy to digest as well. Also, it’s high in calcium, vitamin B-2, vitamin B-12, magnesium, and potassium. However, all of these advantages are dependent on how you consume it. When the curd is combined with rice, it can cause weight gain. Curd should not be paired with milk, sour fruits, melons, hot beverages such as tea and coffee, fish, mango, cheese, bananas, or anything starchy, according to Ayurveda.
Text by: Ipsita Ghosh, IBTN9