How to choose a healthy yogurt
Look for low-fat varieties without added sweeteners. Stir in your own ingredients to build the perfect breakfast.
Yogurt is a health food. But many yogurt products contain things that you could do without, like added sweeteners. What should you look for in a healthy yogurt? What are some easy and appealing ways to include more yogurt in your meals? For tips, we asked Dr. Michelle Hauser, a clinical fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School and a certified chef and nutrition educator.
Choose a low-fat yogurt
Yogurt has the same percentage of fat as the milk (or soy) used to make it: 3.25% (whole milk), 0.5%-2% (low-fat), and less than 0.5% (nonfat).