Health Tip: How to Spot Healthy Yogurt

Avoid the sugary version and go Greek

Not all yogurts are created equal. Tara Harwood, a registered dietitian at Cleveland Clinic, gives the following tips for choosing the healthiest yogurt:

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  • Choose plain yogurts or those that are low in sugar (some contain as much as 30 grams of sugar).
  • Choose Greek yogurts, which are typically lower in sugar and higher in protein.
  • Choose a low-fat yogurt and mix it with granola and fresh fruit.

Avoid yogurts with high fructose corn syrup near the top of the ingredients list — it’s just added sugar.

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