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Yogurt gives mice sexual mojo and males bigger testicles.

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Yogurt isn’t just slimming — it could also feed your sexual prowess.

At least that’s the theory behind data compiled by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and featured in this month’s Scientific American.

Last summer, the MIT team wanted to test the link between eating yogurt and obesity, the science magazine reported. The team fed groups of 40 male mice and 40 female mice with either a high-fat, low-nutrient diet or a diet more typical of rodents.

In addition, some of the mice were also fed vanilla-flavored yogurt.

But while the team tried to observe obesity, “the most entertaining aspects of all this were things we didn’t anticipate,” cancer biologist Susan Erdman told Scientific American.

Male mice developed testicles that were 5% heavier than mice that were only fed regular food, and 15% heavier than mice fed only junk food.

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05/08/2012 8:57AM
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