Now, Savour a Yoghurt Which is Naturally Sweet

Now, Savour a Yoghurt Which is Naturally Sweet

The presence of added sugar in dairy products has always led the health conscious consumers to avoid them. But a team of Danish researchers has made it possible to manipulate the metabolic properties of yogurt-producing bacteria to sweeten the yogurt naturally, while reducing sugar in the final product.  Also, using microbiological methods the researchers have almost eliminated lactose, so that those with lactose intolerance can enjoy the yogurt. “The goal was to engineer the yogurt bacteria not to consume glucose, a fermentation product that is a particularly sweet form of…

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