Three Benefits of Kids Drinking Yogurt

Yogurt nutrients, energy density are high, containing up to more than 20 kinds of nutrients, especially a cup of yogurt (150 ml) can provide 30% of the energy and calcium of infants and children, and about 10% of the protein. In other words, if a child (1-3 years old) drinks 150 milliliters of yoghurt every day, it is equal to one-third of the energy and calcium that he needs to grow and develop throughout the day. Yogurt is similar to human milk and is easy to digest. It is particularly suitable for infants and young children with digestive system immature.

Yogurt can promote brain development. Galactose contains galactose, which is a component of cerebrosides in the brain and nervous system. It is closely related to the rapid growth of the brain after birth. Before the age of two is a critical period of brain development, at this time to ensure adequate energy and galactose supply, to promote the growth of infants and young children have a good effect.

Yogurt can prevent diarrhea. Diarrhea is the most common disease in infants and young children. Yogurt contains enough lactic acid bacteria, and has a suitable acidity, Changyin yogurt can effectively inhibit the production of harmful bacteria, improve immunity. It can prevent diarrhea or shorten the duration of chronic diarrhea and reduce the incidence of acute diarrhea. Some scholars believe that daily drinking 0.5-0.75 kg of yogurt can treat diarrhea. Yogurt is better for treating diarrhea than antibiotics, because drinking yogurt can reduce the incidence of antibiotic resistance. Yogurt can increase the sensitivity of antibiotics to pathogenic bacteria, so it is very beneficial to the health of infants and young children.
Source: China Children's Network