Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Commercial Yogurt: Dead or Alive?

Q: Commercial Yogurt: Dead or Alive?
Do all brands of yogurt have the necessary cultures that are good for you?

A: Most yogurts on supermarket shelves probably don't have the beneficial "live" or "active" cultures typically found in yogurt in countries such as Greece, Israel, Lebanon, or India. In fact, much of the custard-textured products sold in this country bear little resemblance to traditional yogurt containing live cultures, which I much prefer. Traditional is healthier, because it doesn't contain the sugars found in flavored yogurts, and because the live cultures help maintain "friendly" bacteria in the digestive system. Read more...

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