Yogurt is generally perceived as healthy food. Compared to other dairy, yogurt is more often recommended in diet and health programs. It’s not just because this product is frequently promoted as such. There are real benefits that can be received from this type of fermented milk. Calcium, protein and various B vitamins are some of the nutrients often attributed to yogurt.
However, you have to make distinctions between the different types of yogurt. One that’s home-made and sourced from grass-fed cows or goats is entirely different from a sweetened and flavored commercial brand. Before casually accepting some food product as healthy, you need to consider the materials, how it’s processed, and if you have any health conditions that might preclude proper reception of its health benefits.
Read more to learn the negative effects of regular yogurt (and be sure to also check out the recommended soak times for beans, grains, legumes, nuts and rice.) Continue reading