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Sometimes you discover the most fascinating stories behind the ordinary items that have been part of our daily routine for years, if not decades.
Today’s story is a prime example.
Those of you who have made Greek yogurt a part of your diet are well aware of its benefits. It is low in sugar yet contains high quantities of protein, calcium, and probiotics. It strengthens your bones and helps you retain muscle mass. It may even reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
But did you know that the man responsible for bringing Greek yogurt to the mainstream doesn’t even know his birthday because he was born into a nomadic family of shepherds?
Arriving in the US as a 22-year old immigrant with a couple of thousand dollars in his pocket and zero English didn’t stop this man from achieving his vision.
Read the amazing story of Hamdi Ulukaya. You won’t regret it.