Nutrients in yogurt
Yogurt is a fermented milk product made by adding a harmless bacteria culture to milk.
As with all dairy products it naturally contains many nutrients essential to growth, development and maintenance of the human body.
Numerous different types and flavours of yogurts are now available and the market is continually growing.
Yogurt can be given to children as part of a weaning diet, included in packed lunches, used in the cooking of sweet and savoury dishes or just as a quick nutritious snack.
As with milk, yogurt has been associated with many health benefits and provides an important and popular addition to the diet.