Yogurt Archive

Is Greek Yogurt Lactose Free?

Lactose is the primary sugar in dairy products. When someone is lactose intolerant it means that person has difficulty digesting the lactose. It can cause bloating, cramps, diarrhea, gas, and/or a feeling of sickness. The …

Is Greek Yogurt Vegan?

A vegan does not eat meat of any kind, including eggs. They also do not consume dairy products. The majority of Greek yogurt on the market is considered a dairy product because the manufacturers use some sort …

Does Greek Yogurt Have Live Cultures?

We sampled a few major brands to determine if they had live and active cultures. All the brands listed below did contain  active, live cultures. The  bacteria were listed where available. The potential benefits of …

Greek Yogurt vs Sour Cream

We have decided to do an article on Greek yogurt vs sour cream since the two are often compared.  Many people will substitute Greek yogurt for sour cream because their taste and texture are similar, but …

Sugar Free Greek Yogurt Brands

Have you ever tried to find a sugar free Greek yogurt? Chances are you didn’t have any luck. All yogurt made from animal milk naturally has sugar known as lactose. While technically sugar free Greek yogurt …

Benefits of Greek Yogurt

Great Source of Calcium: A serving of non-fat plain Greek yogurt (170 g/6 oz) has about 18% of your daily calcium requirement. Calcium is important because it helps us build strong bones when we are …

Greek Yogurt Face Mask

Living in the Midwest, my skin gets really dry during the winter. After the winter we’ve had this year, I was in desperate need of some moisture for my skin. I’ve been hearing a lot …

How Much Potassium In Greek Yogurt?

Question: How much potassium in Greek yogurt? Potassium is vital to maintaining a healthy body, particularly to our organs like the heart and kidneys. However, we do not often hear of the importance of this …