Farm fresh yoghurt benefits and possible side effects.
I have written about many healthy yoghurt brands in Nigeria like hollandia yoghurt and greek yoghurt. Today , I am going to take a nearly deep dive into one of the most popular yoghurt brands in Nigeria and perhaps Africa – Farm fresh yogurt.
Does Farm fresh yogurt have probiotics?
Yes. Farm fresh yoghurt is made from fermented skimmed milk and cultured live bacteria ….this is what makes it a potent probiotics. Probiotics are known for promoting gut health , healing ulcers and boosting immune system.
Farm fresh yoghurt ingredients:
1. Cow milk (partly skimmed )
5. Live cultured bacteria (probiotics)
The unsweetened farm fresh yoghurt does not contain sugar but contains other ingredients listed above.
Farm fresh yoghurt is believed to be low in cholesterol, contain no flavours, no preservatives , and no conditioning.
Farm fresh yoghurt benefits or health benefits.
Is farm fresh yogurt healthy?
Yes it is very healthy and safe for children (babies), elderly, men, women and even pregnant women or nursing/breastfeeding mothers. Farm fresh yogurt is one of the best sources of probiotics, which are friendly bacteria that can improve your health.
It is made from milk that has been fermented by friendly bacteria, mainly lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria.
Eating farm yogurt is associated with many health benefits, including improved bone health. It is also beneficial for people with high blood pressure.
In children and elderly, farm fresh yogurt may help reduce the diarrhea caused by bacteria. Also helps relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Farm fresh yoghurt is rich in calcium and other vitamins which is vital for the development of strong bones and teeth. Women especially elderly women are prone to fractures due to osteoporosis, to avoid this, they can take the farm fresh unsweetened yoghurt if they feel the sweetened farm fresh is too sugary for them.
Farm fresh yoghurt is low in cholesterol and sugar….it is therefore good for diabetics – persons living with diabetes.
Yoghurts generally are good for vaginal healrb as the help to maintain the vaginal pH balance and prevent yeast infection.
Farm fresh yoghurt is a rich source of vitamin C, A , D , protein and carbohydrates.
Farm fresh yoghurt releives, coats and soothes stomach ulcer.
Farm fresh yoghurt is good for weight loss and sometimes for weight gain depending on your aim.
Fresh farm yoghurt ia very good for babies.
Of course there may be some other benefits of yogurt you have realised in the course of using it.
Possible side effects of farm fresh yoghurt
1. Abdominal pains
3. Sore throat especially when taken as last thing at night.
4. Food Poisoning….especially when contaminated….this is the more reason you need to refrigerate it when opened to avoid contamination….
5. Some persons are allergic to yoghurt drinks.
Please note that all yoghurt drinks are prone to contamination if not properly handled.
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