Yogurt is a rich source of calcium, necessary for strengthening of teeth and bones. Lactobacillus contained in yogurt, promote digestion improvement. But yogurt has other beneficial properties, according to the website Home.
Experts at the Harvard school of public health proved that consuming one serving of yogurt a day reduces the risk of developing type II diabetes by 18%.
Employees of the University of Suzhou (China) came to the conclusion that regular consumption of dairy products is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease by 12%, and the risk of stroke by 13%.
Scientists from Harvard Medical School found that drinking four servings of yogurt a week reduces the risk of femur fractures in patients older than 55 years.
Experts from the University of Connecticut within 6 weeks was observed in patients who consumed three servings of low-fat dairy products a day. We all improved the condition of the liver.
Scientists from France and Switzerland came to the conclusion that daily consumption of two servings of enriched yogurt (125 grams each) reduces the risk of developing secondary hyperparathyroidism and slows down the process of bone resorption.
The record for the consumption of yogurt per capita belongs to the people of Finland,each of which absorbs more than 35 kg of this product per year.
Yogurt with phytosterols can reduce weight and improve blood vessels and heart: vegetable substances, not allowed to absorb cholesterol and instead enter the blood and then deposited on the walls of blood vessels, it is naturally excreted from the body.
Yogurt is the most valuable source of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to serious health problems — disorders of the nervous system and metabolism.
Though yogurt and milk contain the same amount of calcium, the body better absorb calcium from yogurt. The fact is that contained in milk calcium (and iron) closely connected with other components. And yogurt cultures help to release calcium. Over time, reduced risk of osteoporosis, atherosclerosis, heart attack,arthritis.
The word “yogurt” comes from Turkish word “yogurur”, which means “long life.”
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