Once you are into your late 30s or early 40s, the loss of the calcium in the bone and density increases in a rapid rate. Hence, there is the need to carefully monitor a proper and efficient calcium intake should not be ignored or neglected. The lack of calcium in the body leads to many joint pain problems especially women who are more prone to osteoporosis.
The milk contains high calcium but compared to yogurt which the latter contains lactic acid and calcium together are a better option in promoting calcium absorption. In general, the intake of yogurt is highly recommended to be consumed about half to 2 hours after a meal. From suggestion by some health experts for best result yogurt drink is best consumed in the evening before bed time.
The study suggests that bodily calcium content reaches its lowest level from midnight thus the intake before bed time during the night is able to replenish and promote calcium required by the body. Secondly, the yogurt drink contains large number of active enzyme that is beneficial to improve the functioning of organic protein, which is most favorable to the absorption of calcium from the food source.
However a word of precaution with the intake of yogurt in the evening keeping in mind that bacteria and acid present in the yogurt drink can damage the teeth, it is always necessary to brush your teeth or take a gargle after each yogurt drink. Cheers for good health!