Friday, 23 November 2018

Consumption of Yogurt and its numerous health benefits




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For Yogurt eaters,  there is something to cheer about. A scoop of yogurt a day keeps the doctor away. Further, to have a healthy heart, do aerobic exercise regularly at least 5 days a week, keep an eye on your  cholesterol, salt intake and fructose in your diet, not in the least a good night's sleep. Most importantly stop being intemperate  and jumpy; learn to live a calm, composed and contended life with a spiritual bent of mind. 

The health benefits of yogurt:
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A word of caution here. try to avoid sweetened and flavored yogurts, The yogurt with various colors and sugar taste similar to natural fruits, etc. Excess sugar is harmful and may cause obesity. Normally yogurt made from grass-fed cow's milk is conducive to good health. Avoid yogurt made from Buffalo milk and in India it is common in many places and it has more fat and is not as beneficial to us as cow's milk is. 
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01. Improves Immune System: In another study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, it was found that yogurt “could be an effective probiotic dietary supplement for enhancing some aspects of cellular immunity in the elderly.”
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02. Prevention of  Yeast Infections: Diabetic women are more likely to develop vaginal yeast infections. The vagina naturally contains a balanced mix of yeast, including bacteria and candida. The acid produced by lactobacillus bacteria prevents yeast overgrowth.The lactobacillus acidophilus in yogurt helps destroy yeast by producing  hydrogen peroxide. taking yogurt daily is good for women. Applying yogurt on the affected part is recommended . To prevent yeast infections, it is recommended to eat yogurt every day. Applying it directly to the affected area  will help treat the infection.
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03. Improves Bone Health: Yogurt has a combination of vitamin D and calcium, as well as other essential nutrients  such as protein, phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium that promote bone health. yogurt is good for people suffering from rheumatism, arthritis and osteoporosis.

04. Enhances Brain Function: Yogurt containing  over 600 milligrams of potassium per 8 ounces serving is good for nerve health and balancing fluid in the body.  Good bacteria content in , yogurt  enhances cognitive function as well as mood. It is beneficial to reduce chronic pain and nervous disorders like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and autism 

05. Benefit to Heart Health: The high fat content in yogurt is a controversial issue. There’s no  confirmed evidence to show that yogurt’s fat content is harmful to your heart. Studies show that it may even be beneficial to heart health. Saturated fat from whole milk products promotes good cholesterol that keep the cardiovascular health in check. 

06. Remedy for  Symptoms of Asthma: Yogurt has anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce the symptoms of asthma. The good bacteria in it also lowers the risk of attacks in physically active suffers. Shortness of breath, tightness, wheezing caused by narrowing of airways is painful because they cause inflammation and breathing difficulties. Yogurt will reduce such bouts. 

07. Prevents Hypertension: research studies point out that yogurt consumption will lower BP. Consistent yogurt eaters had lower BP than those non or poor eaters of yogurt. It has plenty of potassium which is a BP regulator. It promotes good cardiac health without adding fat. 

08. Reduces  the Risk of Diabetes:  Extensive studies show that  eating yogurt at least four times a week may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. According to one research study the diet of 4,000 people was observed for 11 years, and found that those with the highest yogurt consumption had a lower risk of getting diabetes by 24 percent than others.

09. Regulation of Cholesterol Levels: A study on Yogurt eaters also showed higher levels of HDL ‘good’ cholesterol and it confirms the benefit of controlling cholesterol if one takes yogurt regularly

10. Faster Workout Recovery: Consumption of yogurt replenishes our lost energy after a work-out. Yogurt contains proteins and carbohydrates that body can assimilate to rejuvenate the fatigued muscles. Yogurt with low sugar and fat will yield desired results. 

11. Reduces Risk of Colorectal Cancer: It is more common among women than men and yogurt reduces the risk as it promotes healthy digestive tract and good bowl movement. 
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12. Fat Loss and Promotion of Weight Management: Yogurt is rich in proteins and dietary calcium. Researchers have found that calcium has a good impact on weight loss efforts. Calcium is known to preserve metabolism while dieting and increse fat break- down. This mineral is good for bones and improves our.

13. Nourishes Hair: Healthy hair gives confidence to both men and women.  Yogurt has moisturising properties that promotes  strong and healthy hair growth. It controls hair fall, keep it soft, calms frizz, and helps repair damaged hair.  Yogurt has anti-fungal property, making it a superb remedy for dandruff. Besides  it balances the pH levels of the scalp by regulating
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the production of sebum.


14. Enhances Complexion: If you want to give sheen to your skin, yogurt is a good bet. The lactic acid  in it acts as  an exfoliating agent, removing the top-most layer of dead skin cells to reveal more elastic and brighter skin. Keeping the face well-hydrated once a week is good for the face and it is done by yogurt face-mask. It is a good remedy for acne and pimples as lactic acid and zinc do the trick here. Pigmentation caused by acne can be controlled if treated with lemon juice with yogurt. This simple skin care reduces your trip to the Skin-care clinics. 

15. Helps digestionSome probiotics found in yogurts, such as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria, have been shown to reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. The following references are quite useful. 
https://naturalremedyideas.com/yogurt-health-benefits/
https://www.naturalnews.com/037335_yogurt_blood_pressure_probiotics.html