Yogurt (yaourt) is essentially fresh cow’s milk or milk formula formula for fermentation with strains of bacteria beneficial to the intestinal tract (Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococus thermophilus). The main process that occurs in yogurt fermentation is lactose which turns into glucoza sugar, which then turns into Piruvic acid, which then turns into lactic acid. Yogurt has high nutritional value, contains a full range of proteins (with many essential amino acids, especially Lysine), Glucid, Lipids, mineral salts (especially calcium) and vitamins, mainly vitamins of group B and A. The quarter of yogurt is in addition to nutritional value also has good healing value, especially intestinal diseases.
Yogurt provides the body with a large amount of beneficial bacteria (Lactobacillus Acidophilus and Bifido Bacterium), reduces digestive system protection, enhances resistance. There are a number of bacteria in yogurt that also produce antibiotics capable of killing harmful bacteria in the intestines.
Yogurt is especially suitable for the elderly, children, newly sick people, especially those with digestive diseases.
When misuse or improper use of antibiotics will imbalance the bacterial flora in the intestine so the body is very susceptible to infection. In this case yogurt is very effective in repeating the balance of bacterial flora in the intestine. But the addition should be carried out immediately the use of antibiotics, not while the antibiotic content because antibiotics and probiotics or yogurt will “work together”. While antibiotics are trying to kill bacteria, probiotics work in reverse to provide more beneficial bacteria to the intestinal tract, hindering the process of killing bacteria of antibiotics.
For people with peptic ulcer (stomach pain) often have to take an anti-acid drug that makes the bacteria slightly cornered, making the abdomen very uncomfortable. If eating yogurt in this case helps the abdomen to run out of steam, the y ace is thanks to the gas being pushed down and the acidity is restored.
For children with diarrhea or anorelerosis, feeding yogurt will cure diarrhea thanks to yogurt repeating the balance of bacteria in the intestines and lactocidine antibiotics in yogurt to help treat diarrhea. Yogurt is easy to digest so it is suitable for anoresthic children. A recent study showed that the body absorbs yogurt 3 times more than fresh milk.
Yogurt should only be fed after a meal, as beneficial bacteria in yogurt exist under conditions of a pH greater than or equal to 4.5. When the child is hungry, the pH in the stomach is only 2, so if you eat yogurt at this time, the beneficial bacteria in yogurt are destroyed. After eating, the stomach contracts sharply, the pH increases, which is a great environment for the beneficial bacteria in yogurt to work well. Store the yogurt in the refrigerator after purchase, it is best to use yogurt within 1 week after purchase. When buying, it is necessary to carefully review the shelf life of the product printed on the packaging to ensure that yogurt can be used safely for several days.