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Yogurt every day

Yogurt: A nutritious food

Yogurt is part of a healthy lifestyle, and for good reason. It contains a significant amount of calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc and vitamin B. It contains protein of very high quality and can also be enriched with vitamin D. It is no surprise that yogurt’s nutritional profile has led the scientific community to evaluate its impact on various health-related issues, including diabetes, cancer, weight management, cardiovascular disease, bone health and intestinal health.

Greek yogurt: A way to get more protein!

A 175 g serving of plain Greek yogurt provides 17 g of protein. Therefore, eating Greek yogurt helps you reduce hunger and increase the feeling of satiety. If you often eat your evening meal rather late, adding Greek yogurt as a snack can help keep your hunger in check until the next meal. For a higher protein intake, add a few chopped nuts to your yogurt.

Eat yogurt, feel great!

Another potential health benefit of yogurt is that it appears to raise the level of serotonin in the body. This neurotransmitter increases our sense of well-being. Although more studies are needed to confirm this theory, it is interesting to know that eating yogurt could be a more than delicious way to help fight depression.

Did you know?

Although you would think that yogurt has been eaten since the remote past, it was only in the ’50s and ’60s that it gained in popularity.

With good reason, since it offers an undeniable benefit for our health in addition to being adaptable to all lifestyles and tastes.

Frequently asked questions

  • What are the benefits of bacterial fermentation?

    What are the benefits of bacterial fermentation?

    We know that the fermentation process helps extend the shelf life of foods in addition to making them easier to digest. Fermented foods also help you maintain healthy intestinal flora.

  • What are other ways to eat yogurt?

    What are other ways to eat yogurt?

    Yogurt can easily be added to your soups, dips, fruit or pancakes (savoury or sweet). You can also eat it as is, or add it to a fruit parfait or smoothie.