Yogurt for health : health benefits associated with fermented dairy products

We celebrate the 10th anniversary of the YINI at a time of rapid scientific advancements that are highlighting exciting potential developments for managing health through yogurt as part of a sustainable and balanced diet.

Meanwhile, we are pleased to share our latest evidence-based conclusions so far in this Yogurt for Health publication.

The booklet will review in details the main evidence-based conclusions related to yogurt and health.

You can also visit the YINI webpages on each topic, to discover recent publications, posts or other ressources:

  • Yogurt in a nutrient-rich food, containing a wide range of macro- and micro-nutrients
  • Yogurt consumption is associated with healthy diet and lifestyle and regular yogurt consumers of all ages tend to choose healthy diets and have healthy, active lifestyles
  • Yogurt consumption is associated with stronger bones and reduced fracture risk
  • Yogurt improves lactose digestion and reduces symptoms of lactose intolerance. Health authorities recommend yogurt as part of a healthy balanced diet for people with lactose maldigestion
  • Yogurt with live cultures may contribute to gut health
  • Yogurt can enhance satiety and may help to manage energy intake
  • Eating yogurt is associated with healthy weight management
  • Yogurt consumption is associated with reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • Yogurt consumption is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Eating yogurt is associated with a reduced risk of childhood eczema and allergies
  • Eating yogurt may help protect against tooth decay and gum disease
  • Yogurt can be part of sustainable diets and food systems

For more information, additional tools and content, visit yogurtinnutrition.com