Yogurt Facts & Fallacies

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  • 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.

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