Yogurt Facts & Fallacies
- Other spellings for yogurt include: yogourt, yoghurt and yoghourt.
- There has long been a belief that eating yogurt is associated with longevity, and many studies have been done. In fact, Bulgarians have a longer than average lifespan and it is believed that this is due to the large quantities of cultured milk products that they consume.
- Yogurt made with active bacterial cultures produces lactase, the enzyme that allows us to digest lactose. Consequently, yogurt would be tolerated by many people who are lactose intolerant.