What is Yogurt?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

Most popular types: Dannon Activia Progurt Organic yogurt

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Yogurt is a dairy product produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. Fermentation produces lactic acid, which acts on milk protein to give yogurt its texture and its characteristic tang. It is nutritionally rich in protein, calcium, riboflavin, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 10 2
Constipation 5 0
Bowel irritability 3 2
Support digestive health 2 2
Chronic constipation 1 0
Hard stool 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Yogurt

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Yogurt

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 3
1 tbs. daily 1
4 g daily 1
100 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Yogurt

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Did not seem to work 1
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Duration

Currently using Yogurt

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 2

Stopped using Yogurt

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 3
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