Dr. Tehreem Khan suggests that yoghurt/curd Is not recommended during Winters & Monsoons as it produces Kapha, Blocks Sinuses, Makes You Prone To Cough, Cold and Allergies.Yoghurt is considered a “super food” and there are many who love having it “daily”. Yoghurt is consumed for one or more of the following reasons-
🗹 Considered as probiotics to gain good gut bacteria
🗹 For Losing weight
🗹 For glowing skin
🗹 Mid meal or meal with fruits or salads
🗹 For Bloating
🗹 Specific at night as a light meal However people consuming Yoghurt may also notice –
🗹 Cold, running nose, sneezing too often with seasonal change ? (chronic allergic rhinitis)
🗹 Allergic to smoke, perfumes or strong smell and starts sneezing ?
🗹 Allergic to AC and sneezing while in AC
🗹 Skin rashes or unresolved skin issues
🗹 Headaches / Migraine?
🗹 Breathlessness for unknown reason
🗹 Irregular menstrual cycle
🗹 Get up in the morning with stiffness in joints and puffiness on face
Yoghurt is considered a ‘Superfood’ for Yo Yo Gut, however as per Ayurveda Yoghurt (also known as Curd and Dahi) is known to cause1. Abhishyandi – Having property to block small channels in the body restricting the flow of the system2. Imbalances all three Dosha – seat for all illness3. Specifically Increasing Kapha affecting your respiratory systemHeavy to digest – specially worst in monsoon when your Agni (digestive fire) is weak.
Ayurveda recommends having yoghurt only when A person does not suffer from one or more of the issues mentioned above.
🗹 A person with strong agni And Ayurveda does not recommend yoghurt. During the nights.
🗹 As an all season food.
🗹 During Covid-19 pandemicSo avoiding Yoghurt on Cold and Moist days may make a difference.
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