Health studies show that yo?urt is packed with lots of nutritional benefits beyond those of milk. Therefore by drinking a glass of ayran – a Turkish yogurt drink, you get not just calcium but also protein, riboflavin, vitamins B6 and B12, pottasium and magnesium. These healthy nutrients help build strong bones and teeth as well as healthy gums due to the pro-biotic effect of lactic acids present in them. Yogurt drinks also help treat certain gastrointestinal conditions such as diarrhea, constipation, and other inflamatory bowel diseases as well as in enhancing the body’s immune system. It also helps in promoting weight loss by using a low-fat yo?urt to make a refreshingly healthy ayran.
Moreso, ayran may also be safely consumed by people who are moderately lactose-intolerant. As they may not be able to drink milk, they can still get their calcium needs through yogurt drinks such as ayran. Calcium is very important to our body as it helps prevent osteoporosis. Research studies show that calcium can have beneficial effects on bone mass in people of all ages.
Ayran is a very popular healthy yogurt drink in Turkey. The Turks consume ayran almost just like they do with other popular drinks like sodas, juices, tea and almost like water. They are sold in tetra packs where it is sold anywhere from supermarkets, grocery stores, outdoor market areas and street stalls as well as in restaurants all throughout Turkey. Ayran is believed to have originated since the Ottoman times in Turkey as a way of preserving yo?urt by adding salt.
Therefore by drinking this refreshingly delicious yogurt beverage more often, you’ll get not just its flavor and taste but also a powerfully packed nutritional and healthy benefits for your body as well.