Probiotics - good microorganisms
Human organism needs some bacteria and these bacteria are contained in some of the groceries that we buy. Yogurt is one of them, and probiotics is the term used for good microorganisms contained in yogurt. However, you must be aware that not every yogurt contains probiotic, so if you want to know which one contains those beneficial bacteria, read the label on the yogurt.
Why do we need probiotics?
Yogurts with probiotics are helping our digestive system to use all the food we eat and it is also good for the immunization of our body. Yogurt is made of milk so by drinking yogurt we take proteins, some vitamins and minerals. Yogurt is so healthy that we should drink it every day. If this becomes a habit, you will most likely avoid some health problems such as osteoporosis. Calcium and vitamin D from yogurt can help you in maintaining health of your bones. Therefore, you should use the yogurts that contain vitamin D, which is also written on the label.
Other benefits of yogurt
Yogurt can prevent problems with high blood pressure. Researches showed that those people who were consuming milky products on a daily basis had 50 percent lower risk of getting high blood pressure than those who didn’t use any of the diary products. Yogurt containing active microorganisms can be very beneficial for the intestines. It can help in solving problems with bowel movements, different infections of bowels and even malignant disease of the colon. Researches showed that the yogurt helps us to strengthen our immune system and helps our intestines by entering necessary microorganisms. It is also shown that yogurt affects the treatment of H. pylori. The medicines used for the treatment of the infection caused by H. pylori were more effective with yogurt intake.
Yogurt and vaginal infections
Yogurt is beneficial in the treatment of vaginal infections. Yogurt containing active cultures has showed significant results in the treatment of Candida infections. Those women who consumed yogurt had traduced Candida infections. If you replace your snack with yogurt, you will feel less hungry and eat healthy food at the same time. The studies showed that other snacks were not as beneficial as those snacks containing yogurt. Snacks with yogurt will make you feel full for a longer time than any other snack.