Yogurt as a natural pro-biothic for effective accelerating metabolism

Skipping meals or reaching unhealthy foods is most often a consequence of the rapid pace of life followed by a large amount of stress, causing a breakdown of the intestinal flora and mucous membranes of the intestines, which contain the largest number of defensive cells in our body.

In order to regulate the functioning of the digestive tract, it is necessary to bring the balance into several segments of our life. It is important to establish regular physical activity and reduce stress, but the best contribution is balanced nutrition.

For the establishment and maintenance of the normal intestinal function in daily intake, natural probiotics, which function well on the intestinal flora and stimulate digestion, should be included. Milk bacteria, which are known to be the most effective in establishing a bacterial balance in the body, play a major role in this task. Probiotic cultures contained in milk yogurt stimulate digestion and activate metabolism, which in this situation is dramatically fun.

What is the nutrient composition of Yogurt? Some Nutrition Facts

PLAIN YOGURT*  
average data/100g USA France Spain
Energy (kJ) 263 237 192
Energy (kcal) 63 57 46
Proteins (g) 5.3 4 4.3
Carbohydrates (g) 7 3.5 6.3
incl. sugars** (g) 7 3.5 6.3
Total Lipid (fat) (g) 1.6 2.6 0.3
incl. total saturated fatty acids(g) 1 1.6 0.1
incl. cholesterol (mg) 6 13 1
Calcium (mg) 183 128 140
Potassium (mg) 234 176 187
Sodium (mg) 70 50 57
Source USDA  CIQUAL BEDCA

 

SWEETENED YOGURT*
average data/100g USA France Spain
Energy (kJ) 355 355 322
Energy (kcal) 85 85 77
Proteins (g) 4.9 3.4 4.5
Carbohydrates (g) 13.8 12.5 13.8
incl. sugars** (g) 13.8 12.5 13.8
Total Lipid (fat) (g) 1.3 2 0.3
incl. total saturated fatty acids (g) 0.8 1.3 0.11
incl. cholesterol (mg) 5 10 1
Calcium (mg) 171 120 149
Potassium (mg) 219 157 191
Sodium (mg) 66 49 66
Source USDA CIQUAL BEDCA

*The average composition varies from one country to another as yogurt maybe skimmed or whole milk depending on the country and database

**total sugars include the lactose naturally present in the yogurt (due to natural milk composition and with no sweetening role)

 

What are the health benefits of Yogurt?

Regular yogurt intake appears necessary to provide a sustainable benefit on host. Yogurt and dairy products are recognized by most regulatory authorities and scientific institutions as part of a healthy diet (cf. American guidelines or French guidelines).

Yogurt is characterized by its living bacteria, which, in addition to its high nutrient density and its palatability, have been demonstrated to improve lactose digestion

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