Actually it really can be. There was a pretty significant study done that was widely published. Researchers from the Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center looked at data from 10,104 adults who were eating different kinds of diets including vegetarian diets, low carbohydrate diets and high carbohydrate diets. They also studied the diets effects on BMI (body mass index (BMI) is measure of body fat based on height and weight) energy intake and diet quality.
Research proves that yogurt is not just a diet food. Evidence is growing that it is packed with microscopic warriors – beneficial bacteria that are a must for good health.