What You Need To Know About Yogurt


The diary product yogurt is made by the fermentation action of live bacteria culture (such as Lactobacillus bulgaricus & Streptococcus thermophile) on milk (lactose).

Lactose is the natural sugar found in milk.

Live bacteria culture usually probiotics converts lactose to lactic acid which gives yogurt its distinctive taste.

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  • Yogurt contains calcium which promotes bone formation and prevents osteoporosis. some yogurt contains live bacteria known as probiotics. This active bacteria(probiotics) aids in digestion & relieve irritable bowel diseases such as bloating.
  • Yogurt can also be used by someone who has lactose intolerance because the lactose present is converted already to lactic acid. THIS IS GOOD NEWS
  • Yogurt contains Vitamin B6(pyridoxine), B12 (cyanocobalamin), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin K, magnesium and lots more. Yogurts are nutrient dense. These contents in yogurts are essential to the body for development and maintenance.
  • Yogurt is also high in protein which makes it good for growth and repair of worn out tissue in the body.
  • Also probiotics present in the body can boost the immune system. it is advice that during break out of epidermic disease special care should be given to our health basically our personal hygiene and what we eat…
  • Add to your daily diet things that can boost your immune system and enable eat resist and fight diseases…
  • More research work is on going for claims that yogurt can improve brain function

There are different type of yogurt. The different types makes it healthy or unhealthy.

It’s more healthy to go for yogurt that have little or no sugar/additive in it. Yogurts that contain active probiotics are very healthy. Go for the best.

Finally yogurt should earn a place in your daily or weekly diet because of its vitamin-mineral dense nature.

My beloved micro biologists can relate with this.

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Wilson Goodness Oluebube is a passionate developer who focuses on improving and sustaining the well being of individuals globally with great interest in rural communities. Her passion for improvement of health has spurred her up to engage in community development during and after her compulsory national service year (NYSC). She became an Executive in Sustainable Development Goal’s (SDG’s) community development service (CDS) group where she engage in community services such as health sensitization/awareness, community sanitation, Health care seminars for students, and lots more. Her volunteering services at “The Bridge Leadership Foundation” in 2018 created an opportunity for her to train young students as community developers with an outstanding and sustainable result at the end of the training. Due to the excellency of the LCD programme she received an award of excellence in 2018 by TBLF Cross River State. She is a speaker in several health seminars and talk shows within her locality and religious fellowship. She has written some short articles to promote indigenous food which are of very high benefits…https://web.facebook.com/wilson.oluebube She holds a BSc in General Biochemistry and a prospective Public health nutritionist. She is constantly learning and building up skills needed for global services. Her enthusiasm , passion, optimism and high spirited attitude has driven her into many silent and sustainable achievement within her circle of influence.


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