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How Eating Yogurt Can Change Your Life

Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 11:22 AM

Yogurt, which is made by fermenting milk with live “active cultures,” has been consumed as far back as the Fifth Century. Consumption of moderate amount of yogurt every day can change one’s life due to the excellent health benefits that it offers.
Live active culture assists in the digestive process and prevents harmful bacteria from accumulating in the intestine, thus acting as a. It prevents indigestion as well as bloating of the abdomen. Regular yogurt consumption is recommended for people with gastrointestinal ulcers, acidity, or gastrointestinal reflux disease.
Yogurt is rich in riboflavin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, calcium, and protein. These minerals help in the smooth functioning of the body and boost the immune system. As yogurt acts as a probiotic, the nutrition absorption by the body increases and the immune system is strengthened. A strong immune system means healthy life and longevity, which is an important yogurt benefit.
Yogurt provides the much needed good fat content and nourishment to the skin. When compared to milk, yogurt benefits are high, since the proteins as well as calcium content in yogurt are high.
You don't have to eat yogurt to experience its benefits. Topical application of yogurt to the skin makes the skin smooth and soft. Yogurt benefits the skin by providing nourishment and by replacing the dead skin cells. It also prevents rashes, dry or itchy skin, and gives a wonderful glow.
Yogurt can also benefit your hair. The fat content in the yogurt gives a nice sheen and glow to the hair and repairs damaged hair and the protein in yogurt also benefits the scalp.
Yogurt benefits the overall development of the body by improving skin health, eye sight, hair, the immune system, and the digestive system, and by enhancing the absorption of nutrition.
Regular intake of a moderate amount of yogurt can change one’s life due to the enormous health benefits it offers.

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