A Tale of Two Greek Yogurts

Greek yogurt is one of the best types of yogurt you can eat. The real stuff is high in protein and made with minimal ingredients. Traditionally Greek yogurt is higher in fat, but it also comes in fat-free varieties.

The trendiness of Greek yogurt has not escaped the notice of food manufacturers. There are many different brands promoting “Greek” yogurts, but not all brands are created equal. Take a look at the two labels below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Greek yogurt in the top picture is a plain version with two ingredients. The one below is a “honey” flavored variety with lots of extra ingredients including corn starch.

Your best choice is plain Greek yogurt. Add your own fruit and honey and you’ll have a simple, healthy snack that is perfect for breakfast or as a post-workout snack.

 

 

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