Yogurt has always held a special place in the Greek diet and this dates back to ancient times. In fact, ancient Greeks called it oxygala, and it was a food that they loved.
Traditional Greek yogurt is made from cow’s or sheep’s milk and contains valuable bacteria which has a positive effect on the entire digestive tract and system.
These good bacterias include the Lactobaccilus, which research has shown to have cancer-fighting properties. Greek yoghurt also enhances digestion, provides all of the nutrients of milk (protein, carbohydrates, fats, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin B complex and others). This is why it’s by far an all-round superfood that is loved worldwide!
What is the difference between Greek yoghurt and regular yoghurt?
Besides texture, here are some other differences between regular and Greek yogurt:
Benefits of Greek Yogurt
The most impressive benefits of Greek yogurt include the following:
If you are wondering how you can include Greek yogurt to your diet, it’s a great breakfast option, so you can add it onto your cereal or fruit. For a healthy snack there is nothing better than Greek yogurt with honey and walnuts and don’t forget Tzatziki dip, which is made with Greek yogurt!
This post was last modified on March 6, 2018 6:20 pm
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