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Yogurt and Its Benefits

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Yogurt and Its Benefits

Yogurt and Its Benefits

The dairy product is made by mixing fermented milk with yogurt culture. Yogurt is a rich source of proteins, vitamins, probiotics, and calcium. It may increase the number of beneficial gut bacteria. Fresh milk or cream is used to make yogurt. First of all, milk is pasteurized, the fermentation process started after mixing with different bacteria cultures. Finally, it requires a specific temperature to enhance bacterial growth.

There are many healthy and beneficial yogurt products are present on the market. Added sugar for better taste may decrease the quality of yogurt products and make them unhealthy.

There are some questions frequently asked by people on the internet some of those are explained here as

  • When is yogurt good for you?
  • When is yogurt bad for you?
  • Yogurt eats in a day?

When is yogurt good for you?

Yogurt is high in protein, vitamins and other healthy substances which increase the number of gut microbiota. In 2014-15, BioMed Central (BMC) scientists carried a study about yogurt's effects on humans’ health. The BMC researchers found that yogurt consumers have lowered the risk of type 2 diabetes. Probiotics are found in this that may trigger the immune system.

When is yogurt bad for you?

Sometimes a high quantity of sugar and other different ingredients are added to the yogurt products which may change the composition of yogurt products. That’s why it may be unhealthy for humans. Without sugar and other unnecessary ingredients, it can be helpful for good health.  However, Yogurt products manufacturing companies add sugar and artificial sweeteners which are not good for health.

How much yogurt should I eat in a day?

Everything you eat should be within limits otherwise it can be harmful. The USDA department of USA recommends 3 cups of yogurt products e.g (yogurt, cream, or milk) in a day.

Yogurt Types

Yogurt is rich in nutrients and special breakfast food. The types of yogurt vary due to their nutritious values, color, culture medium, Artificial sweeteners, and dairy products.

Low Fat

Low-Fat yogurt is also known as no fat yogurt and is made with two-percent milk and no-fat yogurt contains zero percent of milk or skim milk.


Kafir is a famous yogurt type that is made simply at home. Kafir grains and milk are mixed together. After twelve to twenty-four hours yogurt will be ready to use.

Greek Yogurt

Thick and creamy appearance Greek yogurt is a protein-rich content. Greek Yogurt has more heat withstand power as compared to other regular yogurts. It is mostly used in dips and Mediterranean Cooking style. It is available in different fat percentages e.g full, low, or zero fat. Greek yogurt is bad because of its composition of bones and bugs. Many Greek yogurts varieties contain gelatin which is added by boiling animals’ skin, tendons, or bones.

Yogurt is a beneficial diet for good health especially stomach and gut. Where yogurt has so many benefits is has also some side effects of eating yogurt every day for example improve anxiety, stress, blood sugar, depression, etc.

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