What Is the Healthiest Yogurt?
Find out what type of yogurt is the healthiest.
Since I'm not a big milk drinker, yogurt is my preferred form of dairy. Eating yogurt is an easy, tasty way to get some much-needed calcium. Plus it delivers a healthy dose of protein and good-for-you probiotics.
But yogurt made from cow’s milk isn’t the only choice out there these days. On my recent trips to the supermarket, I’ve noticed more yogurts made from alternative “milks” (soy, rice, almonds, etc.). You may be wondering whether these options are a healthy choice? Here’s how yogurts made from alternative milks stack up nutritionally compared to yogurt made from cow’s milk.
—Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., Nutrition Editor
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