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Yogurt question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Southern28Chick, Aug 11, 2007.

  1. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    Is yogurt with active cultures the same as live cultured yogurt??
  2. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Hey, Trisha, this is the summary answer for your question:

    Not all yogurt contains active bacterial culture. L bulgaricus, S thermophilus and L acidophilus are the most common bacterial strains added in yogurt. Therefore look for these bacteria on the ingredient list. Also check the label and look for the words "live cultures" or "active cultures". Avoid yogurt that says "heat treated after culturing" on the label. This means that after the bacteria was added in yogurt, it was pasteurized - a process which can denature lactase enzymes and destroy live cultures.​

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