In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, Justin Chapple reveals that yogurt can be quickly and easily transformed into delicious frozen dessert dots. That’s not the only surprising fact about yogurt. Here, five things you might not know about it.
It cured a French king. In 1542, King François I of France was suffering from serious gastrointestinal problems and none of his royal doctors could find a cure. He was lost, until one day Suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (and an ally to France) sent one of his own doctors to the ailing Frenchman. The doctor gave François a Turkish remedy: yogurt. The king was cured, and the Western world got its first taste of yogurt.
It makes a great face mask. Instead of spending tons of money on miracle skin treatments, just pick up a tub of plain yogurt. Thanks to the high levels of lactic acid and zinc, it’s reportedly naturally exfoliating and helps ease inflammation.