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Health Benefits of Bio Yogurt.

Updated on March 12, 2013

Vitamins, minerals and nutrients.

  • Vitamin A.
  • Vitamin B.
  • Vitamin B2.
  • Vitamin B12.
  • Vitamin C.
  • Vitamin D.
  • Calcium.
  • Iron.
  • Magnesium.
  • Phosphorus.
  • Potassium.
  • Protein.
  • Sodium.
  • Bacteria cultures.

Bio yogurt, probiotic and active natural yoghurt are they the same?

Bio yogurt nowadays is a popular commercial commodity and many companies have marketed it as a beneficial drink, using its associations with improved health as an effective selling point. You have probably heard of the term 'friendly bacteria', this has become a popular tag line and a favourite amongst the advertisers of these speciality health products. This is because bio yogurts contain a bacteria called Lactobacillus acidophilus which is also referred to as an active culture and is what distinguishes it from ordinary yoghurt.

Yogurt as well as milk contain lactose (the sugars in milk) which the body can sometimes find difficult to break down, the 'good' bacteria or 'active' bacteria encourages the body to digest the dairy product more effectively. When people have an adverse reaction to dairy products its usually the lactose which is causing it, that's why it is categorised as lactose intolerant.

Bio yogurt can help to treat health issues such as candida and yeast infections, making it especially useful for women. It can also defend against infection of the urinary tract. The bodies natural beneficial bacteria or flora the stomach can become depleted when the body is dealing with a course of antibiotics or is experiencing high levels of stress, eating bio yogurts at these particular times can be particularly beneficial as it can effectively 'top up' what has been lost and can aid the return of efficient intestinal function.


General benefits include;

  • Anti-bacterial properties.
  • Cancer fighting elements.
  • Anti-viral advantages.
  • Good for vision and eye care.
  • Encourages a healthy heart.
  • Boosts circulation.
  • Aid to the Musculo-skeletal system.
  • Fuels the immune system.
  • Increases energy levels.
  • Low in fat.
  • Low in carbohydrates.
  • Low GI.
  • Low GL.
  • Low in calories.
  • Low in kilojoule load.
  • Ideal for detox.
  • Free from gluten.
  • Free from wheat.

Brilliant bio bacteria.

It is an excellent addition to a balanced diet promoting weight loss as its is naturally low in fat and with only a minimal amount of calories contained. It stimulates effective immune system function defending the body against potential illnesses. A rich source of calcium for the amelioration of bones, teeth, hair and nails. For centuries yogurt has been linked with good health and an extended life, as more information becomes available and additional scientific studies are undertaken those in the medical field tend to agree that bio yogurt is good for ones salubrity.

Equally suitable for savoury and sweet dishes, bio yogurt tastes pleasing on its own, however if you do find the flavour a little bland when eaten exclusively you could try adding fruit, honey or nuts for a quick and easy way to make it more appetizing. (This is a much better option then conventional fruit yogurts because they often have high levels of sugar and contain a lot of artificial colours, flavourings and preservatives). Likewise it works just as well as an added ingredient for a meal, makes an ideal substitute for cream and won't be out of place in a stew, soup, many sauces, curry or cereal. However it is worth baring in mind that the beneficial bacteria will not survive the cooking process so to keep all its health benefits in tact add the bio yogurt after you have finished heating your food not during it.

Osteoporosis sufferers could gain from the advantages of Bio yogurt as can post menopausal women and individuals wanting to enhance their bone density. Bio yogurts are widely available at most food stores with a good choice of different ranges available, they are not an expensive foodstuff but they do not have a very long shelf life its worth checking the use by date before purchasing it else you might end up throwing it out before you have had the opportunity to try any.


Facts about yogurt.

  • The other type of bacteria culture contained in yogurt is called streptococcus thermophilus.
  • Both the bacterias are what causes fermentation.
  • A greater amount of Yogurt can be created by adding concentrated milk to yogurt produce that has already undergone the fermentation process.
  • Europeans and Asians have included yogurt in their diet for its health benefits for centuries.
  • Frozen yogurt is one of Americas best selling sweet treats.
  • One method of making yogurt is to boil milk until it is concentrated by evaporation.
  • When applied directly to the skin natural yogurt makes for an excellent beauty product.
  • it can also be run through damp or wet hair as an effective conditioner.

Active eating for an active life.

Other recognizable forms of terminology when it comes to bio yogurt are bifidobacteria, bifida bacteria, live yoghurt, natural yoghurt, probiotic and bifidus activis which all represent the same kind of gainful properties, in short maintaining The appropriate balance of acidity in the gut.

Protein is a key element for well functioning nerves and muscles and bio yogurts have it in abundance, the B vitamins work at both aiding the nervous system and heightening energy levels at the same time. Eating it regularly can reduce the risk of heart disease by dropping cholesterol to a more moderate degree.

Supporting the body inside and out with many anti-aging abilities it provides noticeable advances to skin and eye condition, providing beautifying compounds alongside coaxing physical dexterity. As well as acting as a defence mechanism for the body the presence of friendly bacteria assist the tummy in the absorption of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals. There are also components that are incorporated into live yogurts which have anti-viral resources which studies have shown can help guard against cancer.



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      Rock 3 years ago

      Thanks for statirng the ball rolling with this insight.

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      Johnetta 3 years ago

      Supnirsirg to think of something like that

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      wrenfrost56 5 years ago from U.K.

      Thanks for popping in again crystal tatum, very much appreciated and I am glad that you found my hub useful, very much enjoying your work also. :)

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      Crystal Tatum 5 years ago from Georgia

      Really informative and helpful's hard to wade through all the various labels and you've done a good job explaining here. Voted up and useful.

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      wrenfrost56 5 years ago from U.K.

      Thank-you very much lemonkerdz, I would be honoured for you to share my work thank-you :)

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      lemonkerdz 5 years ago from LIMA, PERU

      Thanks for the useful information on Bio yogurt, i would like to link your hub to one i just published on making your own natural yogurt with your permission. Voted up