Published Aug 31, 2023

Robert J. McCrary  


Yogurt, a widely consumed dairy product that undergoes fermentation, has garnered considerable interest due to its perceived capacity to promote health and well-being. The objective of this paper is to provide a thorough examination of the scholarly literature pertaining to the correlation between the consumption of yogurt and longevity. This study investigates the nutritional composition of yogurt, the significance of probiotics, potential mechanisms affecting lifespan, and the implications of yogurt consumption on chronic diseases and gastrointestinal well-being. Based on the existing body of evidence, it can be inferred that the consumption of yogurt potentially plays a role in extending the duration of one’s life by virtue of its positive impact on overall health and well-being.



Yogurt, Health Status, Life Expectancy, Chronic Diseases, Nutrients

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How to Cite
McCrary, R. J. (2023). The Impact of Yogurt Consumption on Life Expectancy. Science Insights, 43(2), 1029–1034. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.23.re685