5 Ways Yogurt Boosts Your Health

Glass of strawberry yoghurt, with fresh strawberries and a spoon.Yogurt has become a symbol of healthy eating. Yogurt contains multiple nutrients as well as healthy bacteria that are good for digestion.

Key takeaways:

  • Yogurt lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes by improving how the body responds to insulin.
  • Yogurt contains probiotics that fight off infections, improve bowel movement and improve digestion.
  • Yogurt like other dairy products contains calcium that is essential for strong healthy bones.

“I don’t think yogurt itself is a magic bullet that will melt your weight away or melt diabetes away,” he says. But you’ll get benefits if you make it part of a well-rounded, nutritious diet.

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