August Foodwatch Newsletter - the amazingly diverse world of yoghurt!

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Tuesday, 12 August 2014.
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August Foodwatch Newsletter - the amazingly diverse world of yoghurt!

I'm guessing most of us have some yoghurt in the fridge. Whether it be full fat, low fat, no-fat, plain, fruit, sweetened, no-added sugar, pot set, cow's milk, goat's milk or soy we all seem to find a place for yoghurt in our diets. But how much do you know about yoghurt? Read the August edition of the Foodwatch newsletter to find out.

Is yoghurt really a ‘health food’?

Russian scientist, Dr Elie Metchnikoff (1845-1919) in the early 1900s, claimed that yoghurt was responsible for the longevity of the Bulgarians. He thought that the ‘friendly' live Lactobacillus bacteria in yoghurt had a beneficial effect on our intestines. Research today appears to confirm this.

To find out more and to read the August edition of the Foodwatch Newsletter click here. If you like what you read then please subscribe and you'll receive a free copy of Catherine's 18-page guide "7 Steps to Being Organised in the Kitchen".

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Catherine Saxelby knows nutrition! She is an accredited nutritionist, food commentator, blogger and award-winning author. Her latest book Catherine Saxelby's Food and Nutrition Companion answers all those tricky questions on healthy eating, diets and supplements. It draws together a lifetime of advice and gives you all you need to know to eat right! It's a complete A to Z. A handy desk go-to reference.