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What kind of yogurt should I try for a healthier breakfast?

Greek yogurt can be a great option for a healthy breakfast not only for taste but for calcium and protein sources. Eating Greek yogurt for breakfast can also extend your feeling of fullness so you don't have that urge to snack again before lunch. This benefit is largely due to the high amounts of protein found in Greek yogurt. 

 

 

Vandana  R. Sheth
Nutrition & Dietetics
A low fat/non-fat plain greek yogurt would be a good choice. Greek yogurts typically are higher in protein, lower in carbs, and have a creamy consistency. My favorite breakfast is a parfait made with -- non-fat plain greek yogurt topped with berries especially blueberries, 1 Tbsp of flaxseed meal, small handful of high-fiber cereal.
We recommend that you try a low-fat plain Greek yogurt and add honey, fresh fruit or granola to it. Yogurt can have lots of hidden sugar. When in doubt, read the label. 

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