Probiotic Yogurt Benefits

Here is a list of probiotic yogurt benefits:

  • Most yogurts contain nutritious elements such as vitamin B, calcium, zinc, and iron.
  • Lactobacillus and Culturelle have been shown to aid in a decrease in diarrhea complications and shedding rotavirus. Mothers also report that diaper rashes are less when babies are drinking a formula that contains probiotics in it.
  • If you are lactose intolerant studies have shown that probiotics may aid this problem. The bacteria produces particular lactase enzymes. If you are lactose intolerant and need a source of nutrients or calcium in particular then the bacteria may allow you to eat the yogurt with no negative side effects.
  • In most studies probiotic yogurt supplements have aided in improved digestion. Constipation and other digestive problems may be alleviated with probiotics.
  • Bile and other harmful substances have also been shown to decrease when eating a diet full of probiotics. These substances if left in the body may cause cancer.
  • Low fat dairy with probiotics may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
  • Candida or “yeast” vaginal infections may decrease while eating a diet with high culture levels.

There may be many more benefits of probiotic yogurt not mentioned. Today one of the main uses of probiotics is to help with digestive problems. Probiotics are great after a cold or flu to help get the bodies good bacteria levels back to normal which may have been diminished due to drugs and antibiotics.

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