1. Water content in buttermilk at its highest is 91–92%. High water content allows the use of buttermilk both for maintaining the water balance of the human body and as a quick thirst quencher.
2. The dry matter in buttermilk (8–9%) contains macronutrients (milk proteins, carbohydrates, lipids) and micronutrients (mineral substances, vitamins). Fermented buttermilk contains nutritious milk proteins that have a very high biological value for the human organism.
3. Buttermilk has acid in it which fights germs and bacteria and helps clear stomach and aid digestion.
4. It is very helpful for those who are looking to lose weight.
5. It is a rich source of Vitamin B12 and so is believed to help fight anemia and stress.
6. It contains electrolytes and lots of water; it is the best treat to give to your body to fight dehydration.
7. After having a heavy, oily and spicy meal, buttermilk works best to drain out excessive fat from the body and making your stomach light.
8. Buttermilk also works as one of the best remedies to treat acidity.