Greek yogurt

Yogurt, the Diabetes Fighter?

Posted on 02/19/2014 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIt sounds so simple: Eat a couple of low-fat yogurts every week and this could reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 28 percent, a new British study finds. And if you also swap out one sugary dessert or fatty snack for an additional container of yogurt, you’ll cut your risk by a whopping 47 percent! Obviously, that’s not all it takes to ward off diabetes. Exercising, not smoking, and eating other healthy foods are important as well …

Gobbling Up Greek Yogurt: Is It Really Better For You?

Posted on 01/19/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthThe popularity of thick, Greek-style yogurt is booming, but is it really healthier for you than regular, American-style yogurt? Yes. And no. It is pricier — sometimes twice as expensive as regular yogurt — but that hasn’t slowed down sales, which doubled last year to $821 million, according to market research firm Mintel. Part of the reason for the higher cost is that it takes about three times as much milk to produce a pound of Greek yogurt as it …