Nutritional Value And Benefits Of Yogurt

Nutritional Value And Benefits Of Yogurt

What Is Yogurt?

Yogurt is made by fermenting milk with a yogurt culture

People make yogurt by fermenting milk with a yogurt culture (Photo: Internet)

Yogurt is a popular dairy product that’s made by the bacterial fermentation of milk. Most types of milk can be used to make yogurt including cow milk, goat milk, and sheep milk.   The most commonly used is cow milk. Yogurt is a white, thick liquid with a tangy flavor. Because yogurt is made from milk, it is rich in protein and calcium. In particular, it can provide healthy gut bacteria.

Nutritional value per 100 grams of yogurt:

Energy: 111 kcal

Protein: 2.9 gr

Carbohydrates: 16.91 gr

Sugar: 15.46 gr

Fiber: 0.5 gr

Calcium: 121 mmg

It also contains other fatty acids and is cholesterol-free.

Yogurt In Many Countries Around The World

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Yogurt is a popular food used in many countries around the world (Photo: Internet)


In India, people call yogurt with the name Dahi and Dadiah. Thanks to its great taste, yogurt is one of the five medicinal herbs and are used in Hindu rituals.


In Nepal, people use yogurt for appetizers and desserts. Nepalese consider yogurt is a part of their culture and is widely used in banquets, weddings, and family gatherings.


Tibetan yogurt uses fresh yak milk and made by cooking, cooling and fermenting. The taste of Tibetan yogurt is sour, the texture feels pure and thick with the full taste of milk.



Greek yogurt is white with a soft and thick texture (Photo: Internet)

This yogurt is rich in protein and nutrition; but low in cholesterol and fat. Therefore, Greek yogurt will bring a lot of benefits to your muscles as well as your heart; helping you control your weight and blood pressure; improve brain function and bones;  etc.


In Egypt, yogurt is usually fermented from buffalo milk. Local people always use yogurt in their Ramadan month. This is the month of fasting and they believe that yogurt can suppress hunger throughout the day.

Health Benefits Of Yogurt

Aids digestion, boost immunity, prevents osteoporosis, etc. are benefits of yogurt.

Yogurt is healthy and delicious food (Photo: Internet)

1.Benefits for digestion

Aiding digestion is the most talked about benefit of yogurt drink. Yogurt contains a lot of live bacteria, especially probiotics. These are extremely good bacteria for your digestive system.

2. Helps to boost immunity

Thanks to the many probiotics, yogurt is a powerful immune-boosting food.

Moreover, the magnesium, selenium and zinc in yogurt also play a important role to boost the immune system stronger.

3. Prevents osteoporosis

Prevents osteoporosis is one of yogurt drinks benefits. Vitamins and minerals such as calcium, protein, potassium, and phosphorus have extremely beneficial effects on bone health. They can prevent osteoporosis and reduce bone-weakening conditions that are common in elder.

4. Contains a lot of protein

Yogurt is an extremely impressive source of protein, with about 12 grams of protein in 200 grams of yogurt.

Protein is a substance that can support your body’s metabolism, helping to balance energy expenditure or calories burned every day.

5. Helps to lose weight

Yogurt is high in protein, satiating fats, and beneficial micronutrients. Combined, these health benefits all factor into why yogurt is the perfect weight-loss food.

6. Firming and reducing wrinkles

Yogurt has the ability to even skin tone, improve skin damage caused by the sun or other effects.

Many studies show that yogurt masks can provide protein to support and promote the production of collagen – a protein that promotes skin elasticity.

7. Increase moisture and fight acne

Some researches have shown that yogurt can provide moisture to your skin.

The probiotics present in yogurt are said to have the ability to fight acne-causing agents such as P. acnes bacteria. The probiotics help to prevent acne.

NPV Yogurt Drink

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NPV Yogurt Dink in 330ml Can

Yogurt Drink is a delicious and healthy drink which can be enjoyed alone or with a meal, available in select schools.

It is NO FAT making it is the perfect on-the-go yogurt drink that kids and parents love after the first sip.

+ Best flavor

+ Enrich vitamins

+ Good for health

+ No harmful chemicals

+ Convenient to carry

Read more information here

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