But, if scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are to be believed, then this will revolutionize a human’s state of being.
It is said that mice and humans share about 95 percent of their genes, and mice are recognized around the world as the leading experimental model for studying human biology and disease.
This is just what the MIT researchers did when they used mice to study how the healthy microbial bacteria in yogurt fight off age-related weight gain.
To get more definitive differences and results, the mice were divided into three groups and given three different diets: One group was fed a normal diet, another was given a high-fat diet of mostly junk food, and a final group was fed mouse-sized servings of vanilla yogurt.
What the researchers found out simply astounded them.
According to a keen-observant lab assistant, the yogurt-fed experimental models exhibited an excessive virility or machismo, as they call it, which they were showing off literally.
What made it even more unusual is that the testicles of the male mice were far bigger than those of their peers–5 percent larger than mice who ate a normal diet, and 15 percent bigger than mice who were fed junk food.
Not only that.
The study also showed that the yogurt-eating mice inseminated their partners faster and produced more offspring and that the males were also notably slimmer, with softer and shinier coats, too. For a more apt description they were ‘sexier’ than mice who were fed other food
So, what about the female mice?
Well, they too were the beneficiary of the mysterious rewards of yogurt. They were found to have healthier fur, and produced bigger litters of offspring.
Overall, the researchers believe that it’s the probiotics essentials in the yogurt that are somehow directly interacting with the mice to produce these effects.
The question now is: Could the yogurt have the same dramatic effects on human? I hope so, though am not so enthusiastic about paying the price just so you will have an enlarged testicle.
Or shall we just continue stocking them up inside the fridge and eating them regardless of whether or not the study becomes a fact?