YOGURT - NATURE'S PERFECT FOOD Yogurt has been one of the world’s most beloved foods for over 4000 years. The beneficial cultures that serendipitously found their way into stored milk back in ancient times fermented it, and created what we call yogurt today. In addition to being delicious, it was discovered to be extremely healthful. A mainstay of the well-known Mediterranean Diet and Middle Eastern food, as well as other international cuisines, yogurt is one of nature’s perfect foods. Nutritionists have widely proclaimed the health benefits of the yogurt cultures found in The Cultured Way yogurt cheese.