yogurtFor many years it has been advised to avoid daily intake of most of dairy products as those are rich in saturated fat and cholesterol, the compounds associated with higher risks of heart disease and other cardiovascular problems. However, according to a number of recent studies, a regular consumption of yogurt, kefir and other fermented dairy products is actually linked to reduced risks of heart attack and stroke. Rich with probiotic bacteria, these milk products can guard off cardiovascular diseases. Read the rest of this entry »