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Yogurt

Lighter rice? Use Yogurt instead of butter!

Origin

The origins of yogurt, whose names comes from a turkish word, are very ancient. It seems that it was already made in central Asia in 6000 b.C. After, traces of it can be found all over, in Persia, Mongolia, India, Greece, and Ancient Rome. Yogurt can be made with any type of milk (sheep, cow, goat…) and to be a real yogurt it needs the following natural bacterias: Streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus bulgaricus.

Cook It

Yogurt is a very versatile ingredient. Generally, in Italy, it is consumed primarly for breakfast. Recently, it has become an alternative to ice cream and it is also presented as a dessert in many restaurants. Yogurt can be used as a base for creams (sweet and savory) or salad dressings. It can also be added to sweet dishes as an alternative to butter or cream.

Did You Know That?

After having taken antibiotics, our immune system can weaken. To reestablish the gut glora, you shold consume lots of yogurt. Yogurt contains few calories and it is easier to digest than milk. It is an excellent source of probiotics and these are very important for the immune system and for a healthy digestive system.

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