11 HEALTH BENEFITS OF CONSUMING YOGURT REGULARLY

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Yogurt is a food produced by the bacterial fermentation of milk.

Yogurt is also spelled as yoghurt, yogourt, and yoghourt.

Below, I outline 11 of some of the amazing health benefits of consuming yogurt as regularly as possible.

1)Reduces Appetite and Causes Weight Loss

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Over eating which can lead to Obesity is on the rise worldwide and needs to be under control for health reasons.

Obesity or being overweight can lead to a lot of health issues like heart attacks, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis amongst others

Yogurt contains protein which reduces appetite and invariably leads to weight loss

2)Improves Depression

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Studies have shown that depression is more prevalent in about 7% of adults and adolescents in the US. 

Depressing can be very debilitating, reducing the quality of life of the individual. It can lead to mental issues, physical pain, lack of sleep, and various health issues

Yogurt can help to make people with depression feel better because yogurts contain probiotics and probiotics have been shown to reduce anxiety and stress.

3)Reduces Symptoms Associated With Allergies

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Studies show that about 30% of adults in the US have allergies and 40% of children have allergies

Allergic symptoms includes skin discoloration, sneezing, excessive sweating, wheezing, respiratory distress and even death

During an allergic reaction, our immune system releases a number of antibiotics in response to it.

Yogurt contains probiotics which help to reduce the number of antibiotics released, reducing the symptoms of allergies

4)Reduces Inflammation

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Inflammation is one of the most common signs of infection. Inflammation is involved in a lot of autoimmune diseases like arthritis, ulcerative colitis and so on.

So finding something that can reduce inflammation can also assist in the healing process of a lot of diseases

Studies have shown that consuming yogurt daily can lead to decreased inflammation which will invariably help to control a lot of autoimmune diseases (arthritis, diabetes, etc)

5)Decreases High Blood Pressure

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High blood pressure (as well as heart attack and diabetes) leads to heart disease.

So adequately controlling the blood pressure is essential in reducing the risk for heart disease

Studies have shown that yogurt can help reduce blood pressure & the risk of heart disease

6)Improves Bone

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Adequate bone growth is very important in children and adequately maintaining a healthy bone structure is very important in old people.

The reason is that, in children, since they are still in their formative age, they need an adequate supply of calcium to help in bone formation.

While in old people, they are constantly losing calcium which is important for good bone structure.

Studies has shown that yogurt has calcium in it which is great for good bone structure

It helps to increase bone mass and strength and reduces the risk of fracture and osteoporosis

7)Decreases Blood Sugar Levels

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High blood sugar/ diabetes can lead to heart diseases. It can also lead to a number of health issues like increased susceptibility to various infections.

Unsweetened yogurt has been shown to help reduce blood sugar levels and has been shown to be very helpful to people with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

8)Decreases the Risk For Cancer

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Studies have shown that about 2 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the year 2020. This includes men, women and children.

There are different causes of cancer, it can be from cellular mutation, hereditary or external factors etc

Hence the need to reduce the risk of developing cancer and studies show that yogurt can be very helpful in reducing cancer.

Yogurt has anti-carcinogenic substances which has been shown to protect your body from colon cancer, bladder cancer and breast cancer

9)Naturally Boost Up Immunity

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Yogurt has been proven to have various properties that help to improve the immune system and protect the body against infections

It contains properties like magnesium, zinc, selenium amongst others which helps to boost your immune system

10)Improves Digestion

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Indigestion is very common. It can be caused by a number of things like overeating, stress, psychological issues and other types of health issues.

Studies have shown that indigestion can be solved by adding yogurt to your food menu.

Consuming yogurt consistently helps to keep your bowel movement regular and helps to maintain a healthy digestive system by killing any harmful gut bacteria

Yogurt has also been shown to help improve lactose intolerance, infections from Helicobacter pylori bacteria, inflammatory bowel diseases

11)Makes Workout Recovery Faster

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When involved in very strenuous exercises, being able to have a fast recovery is great especially if you have other activities to attend to.

That is why a lot of athletes are usually given yogurt to drink after an athletic session to help them recover quickly

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Conclusion On 11 Health Benefits Of Consuming Yogurt Regularly

Below is a summary of the 11 health benefits of consuming yogurt regularly

1)Reduces Appetite and Causes Weight Loss

2)Improves Depression

3)Reduces Symptoms Associated With Allergies

4)Reduces Inflammation

5)Decreases High Blood Pressure

6)Improves Bone

7)Decreases Blood Sugar Levels

8)Decreases the Risk For Cancer

9)Naturally Boost Up Immunity

10)Improves Digestion

11)Makes Workout Recovery Faster

Comment below and let us know any other health benefits of consuming yogurt regularly

DISCLAIMER

This content is for informational purposes only and does not substitute for formal and individualized diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed medical professional. Do not stop or alter your current course of treatment. If pregnant or nursing, consult with a qualified provider on an individual basis. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

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