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5 health benefits of yogurt

The Xennial
·1-min read

Yoghurt is the superfood you didn’t know was in your kitchen. 

Here are five health benefits of yogurt:

1. It’s packed with essential nutrients

Yogurt is high in Calcium, several B vitamins and trace minerals. Just one cup is provides half of your daily calcium needs. It’s packed with B vitamins. these help prevent heart diseases. It is also rich in phosphorus, magnesium and potassium.

2. It is high in protein

Protein increases the production of hormones that tell you you’re full. This helps in regulating your appetite and further helps you lose weight.

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3. It’s good for your heart

Yogurt can help reduce your risk of heart disease. It also helps reduce high BP and boosts HDL cholesterol.

4. It can help prevent osteoporosis

Yogurt has potassium, calcium, phosphorus and potassium. All these are key to great bone health and help prevent osteoporosis.

5. It helps strengthen immune system

Yogurt contains probiotics. Probiotics help reduce inflammation. They also help prevent common cold. Its vitamins and minerals also help boost immunity.

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