Yogurt is one of the most bought dairy yogurt. The manufacturers use raw milk to make yogurt. They process the liquid at high temperature and then let it cool down to 115 degrees Fahrenheit. The makers add bacterial culture to it. The bacteria carry out fermentation that turns milk into thick and sour yogurt.
Yogurt is great for you as it is high in protein, calcium, vitamins, and probiotics, these can protect your bones and teeth as well as prevent digestive problems. Low-fat yogurt is just what you need when trying to lose those extra pounds. Probiotics can help in boosting your excellent immune system. Research is still ongoing on if yogurt affects the brain, although there isn’t enough data to conclude. In 2014 some researchers found out that yogurt prevents type 2 diabetes. Besides, the studies prove that yogurt is a must for children as it has probiotics. Therefore, they are healthy for pregnant women as well.
However, it is harmful to have sugary yogurts or yogurt that have additives because they amend their nutrients. Therefore it is advised to buy yogurt that has less than 15 grams of sugar. Natural yogurt is beneficial for health. They are low in calories, unlike flavoured yogurt, and high in proteins.
There are several different types of yogurts. Some of them are:
- Low-fat yogurt
- non-fat yogurt
- Greek yogurt,
- frozen yogurt
- non-dairy yogurt, and
- soymilk yogurt
Low-fat yogurt has two percent milk. Although brands say that they help people to lose weight, studies show that sweet low-fat yogurt have more fat than plain yogurt.
Non-fat yogurt is made of skim milk. The yogurt has linoleic acid that play an important role to lose weight.
Kefir is not like other types of yogurt, although you call it “thin yogurt”. Kefir is made of kefir grains. You can drink a glass of kefir in morning to switch on metabolism.
Greek yogurt is thicker than regular and plain yogurt. The makers strain it that thicken it.
Skyr is like Greek yogurt. It is thick but has a mild flavour. Although the yogurt is sour, it has some element of sweetness.
Frozen yogurt is not like regular yogurt. It is yogurt-made dessert.
Non-dairy yogurt is made of plants and vegetables. It lacks milk.
Soymilk yogurt is made of soymilk and soymilk is the product of soaked soybeans.
So, these are a few main types of yogurts and basic details about it. Yogurt is one of the most essential ingredients in our foods. Many of the companies and energy drink brands in UAE use it to prepare cheese and other dairy products. You can watch videos and view it now to learn how the yogurt is used to prepare different foods.