• New Research Reveals How Yoghurt Lowers Diabetes Risk

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr May 13, 2022

    Yoghurt is an excellent source of calcium, protein, magnesium, vitamin B12, and riboflavin. It is also a good source of probiotics (health-promoting bacteria) and iodine, particularly for vulnerable people in countries without an iodine-fortified food supply, such as the United Kingdom.  Past studies show that yoghurt reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes, but the exact way it does this is unknown. Now, new research reveals that yoghurt alters gut…

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  • 5 Best Probiotic Yoghurts to Add to Your Diet (Vegan Option Included)

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr May 4, 2022

    Dairy products are certainly off the menu if you have life-threatening milk allergies, but if you don’t have a milk allergy or severe intolerance, it can be confusing whether to eat or avoid them.  Early research suggested that dairy products, including yoghurt, increased the risk of cardiovascular disease because of their saturated fat content (Baspinar and Güldaş, 2020). However, recent studies discredit those claims and show that yoghurt is a…

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