GREEK YOGURT - PANACEA FOR HEALTH?
Fermented Geek yogurt strained naturally to remove most of liquid whey is highly beneficial for our health. Because of its high protein content due to its thicker consistency, and additional essential nutrients as also listed in following. Read on to learn more about.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
As you have learned, inter alia, from our Medical Sunday Blogs, the only (successful) way to stay – and become – healthy is based on 2 strong biologic pillars: physical exercise – and healthy diet.
While you have got quite some information on types and benefits of healthy diet, with Mediterranean diet leading the pack, now we can add one source specifically: Greek yogurt.
GREEK VS. REGULAR YOGURT
But what is ‘Greek’ yogurt in comparison to ‘regular’ yogurt?
Greek yogurt is fermented as a type of probiotic with bacterial live cultures in milk, and with less sugar than regular yogurt. After fermentation, most of liquid whey is strained off which makes the yogurt more consistent and concentrated – with more protein.
Additional to those nutrients highly beneficial for our health too, besides protein, such as
HEALTH BENEFITS OF GREEK YOGURT – SCIENTIFICALLY VALIDATED
This natural ‘Greek’ process has quite a few advantages for our health.
Dropping Blood Pressure
being just one important benefit of Greek yogurt because of its capacity of probiotic fermented milk.
Scientifically validated at, inter alia, the University of Western Australia in Perth and the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Nedlands, both Australia, and Soochow University in Suzhou, People’s Republic of China.
by helping the body to manage blood sugar is one of the most beneficial assets of fermented Greek yogurt.
According to research at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, both located in Boston, Massachusetts.
Boost of Metabolism
is another health benefits, with special reference to Greek yogurt’s high-protein content.
Based on comprehensive international research at, inter alia, the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri the University of South Australia in Adelaide, Australia, the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio, the University of Copenhagen in Denmark’s capital Copenhagen, Maastricht University in Maastricht, Netherlands, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Not to overlook the benefit of supporting
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