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Avoid Eating Yogurt If You Have These Illnesses

Yogurt is a popular dairy product that’s made by the bacterial fermentation of milk.The bacteria used to make yogurt are called “yogurt cultures,” which ferment lactose, the natural sugar found in milk.

Yogurt has been consumed by humans for hundreds of years. It’s very nutritious, and eating it regularly may boost several aspects of your health. For example, yogurt has been found to reduce the risk of heart disease and osteoporosis, as well as aid in weight management. Yogurt provides almost every nutrient that your body needs. It is especially high in calcium, B vitamins and trace minerals. Yogurt, especially the Greek variety, is very high in protein. Protein is helpful for appetite and weight control.

Besides, these health benefits, yogurt can be dangerous to some people especially those with lactose intolerance which occurs when the body lacks lactase, the enzyme needed to break down lactose, which is the sugar found in milk. It leads to various digestive symptoms, such as abdominal pain and diarrhea, after consuming milk products.Therefore, those with lactose intolerance may need to avoid yogurt. However, some people who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it. This is because some of the lactose is broken down during production, and probiotics may assist with its digestion. If you are lactose intolerant, it may be a matter of trial and error to determine if eating yogurt works for you.

People who are allergic to milk. Milk products contain casein and whey which are proteins that some people are allergic to. In these cases, milk triggers a reaction that can range from hives and swelling to life-threatening anaphylaxis. For this reason, it’s best to avoid yogurt if you have a milk allergy.

Many types of yogurt contain high amounts added sugar, especially those labeled as low in fat. Excess sugar intake is associated with several health problems including diabetes and obesity. Therefore, it’s important to read food labels and avoid brands that list sugar in the ingredients.

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