Eat More Yogurt and Avoid Osteoporosis


By Dr. Mercola If someone asked you who invented yogurt and how long it’s been on the foodie landscape, you may not know the answer, so I’ll tell you. Yogurt was probably one of the first-ever “processed” foods, as it was created as a happy accident somewhere in Central Asia as early as the Neolithic Age, 4,500 years before the Common Era, aka the Christian Era. If you’ve ever wondered how humans survived those prehistoric epochs, yogurt consumption may help explain it. As a cultured milk product, we’ve known for some time it helps balance your intestinal bacteria for digestive health, but new research reveals it also has advantages for your bones. In fact, the research showed a yogurt-inclusive diet increased bone density and lowered osteoporosis risk. Yogurt, you may remember, is actually fermented milk. You could even call it edible bacteria, which is surprisingly easy to make if you have a few key ingredients and the right conditions. It may help your gut develop a hea
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/05/29/yogurt-lowers-osteoporosis-risk.aspx

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