Yoghurt has been shown to have several properties that may benefit people suffering from Fibromyalgia and CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome).
The research states that it may enhance the immune system, alleviate symptoms of IBS, prevent yeast infections, improve heart health by lowering bad cholesterol and help prevent osteoporosis all of which they think have a link to Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Yoghurt contains Vitamin B12, Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium. Protein, and Vitamin D which could be the reason it helps these conditions. The best types are the ones with ‘live and active cultures’ in them. However other types can also be beneficial.
This is yoghurt at its simplest and least adulterated – made by fermenting pasteurised milk to produce it’s characteristic texture and acidic taste.
The fat content can vary depending on the type of milk used, but low-fat natural yoghurt has only around 2 per cent fat. Natural yoghurt has the richest calcium content of the lot – one pot contains more than a third of the Recommended Daily Allowance.
They can be used in lots of recipe ideas or as part of your daily diet.