If anything we eat deserves the label “health food,” it has to be yogurt. Of all the probiotic foods, yogurt has to be the most popular. The good bacteria in yogurt help protect our bodies from toxins, infections, allergies, and some types of cancer.
In the early 1900s the Russian scientist Ilya Mechnikov discovered that more people lived to the age of 100 in Bulgaria than in any other. He attributed this to yogurt, which was probably invented there and is the mainstay of the traditional Bulgarian diet.
Nowadays it’s an important part of the diet of many people who have diabetes. It’s certainly something I eat regularly, and I have frequently extolled its benefits here.
But until recently I couldn’t find what I knew had to be the best combination of characteristics. I know that I could make it at home and did that at one time, but now I would rather spend my time doing other things.