Lively Cultures


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Apr 5, 2009
Cultured foods, probiotics, and our health...

Yogurt lovers have more choices than ever.

January 2013
by Corinne Garcia

If you were scanning the dairy case 10 years ago, you would have been lucky to find more than a few brands of yogurt. Today the choices are overwhelming. Alongside a wide variety of cow milk yogurts, there is a huge selection of other kinds, from goat milk to Greek. Why the rising popularity?

The health benefits provided by this nutrient-rich cultured food are numerous. But it’s the “good,” probiotic bacteria present in yogurt that puts the “super” in this digestion-supporting superfood—and explains why it’s becoming an American dietary staple.

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