Are flavored yogurts a good option for breakfast? Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Wellness dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, answer this one.
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Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Wellness dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, LD, fields this question.