Yogurt is indeed a true health-food superstar, but all yogurt is not created equal, especially the store-bought ones. Rather than try buy yogurt, most of which are loaded with added sugar and fake fruit, it’s best to make your own healthy sugar-free ones. They are really easy to make at home.
If you are concerned whether homemade yogurt has beneficial probiotic, then the simple answer is ‘yes.’ Mary Ellen Sanders, a food science researcher, says, “The standard bacteria used for making yogurt are well studied, and they are considered to be probiotics, especially because they help lactose-intolerant people digest yogurt.”
Making yogurt at home ensures that you get good live bacteria and top quality ingredients like hormone- and antibiotic-free organic dairy. You can even try making almond and coconut yogurt at home- they taste delicious!
Try out these two great recipes for homemade yogurt:
The Step-by-Step Guide to Making Yogurt
How to Make Yogurt with a Yogurt Maker
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