Nutrition

How Yogurt Benefits the Body

Many people eat yogurt for its health benefits, because yogurt is more than a delicious nutritious food.  The cultures in yogurt are considered beneficial to be present in the intestinal tract of the human body to insure proper balance needed for digestion and good health.

Yogurt with live and active cultures can:  
  • Help to overcome lactose intolerance
  • Aid digestion of milk protein
  • Help prevent and combat digestive tract infections
 
In addition, yogurt is a source of:
  • Protein
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Vitamins B-12 and Riboflavin