Nutrition

Is Greek Yogurt Fattening?

Greek Yogurt Fattening

Greek yogurt started to become the cool kid in about 2009 with its popularity spiking over recent years. There are now whole sections of the grocery store devoted to just Greek yogurt. As the number of Greek yogurt products have rapidly increased, so to has the confusion over which products are healthy or unhealthy. It …

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How Much Calcium in Greek Yogurt?

Greek Yogurt Calcium

Consuming adequate calcium from sources like Greek yogurt is critical, especially when we are younger. During our youth, calcium is stored within our bones to help maintain bone density as we grow older. Children and teens store more bone density than is used as the bones continue to grow. Unfortunately, as people age into their 30’s, bone …

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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 brands do not exist because of the lactose, there are Greek yogurt options that only contain natural sugar from …

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Is Velveeta Dairy-Free

Velveeta dairy free

Question: Is Velveeta cheese dairy-free? Answer: No, Velveeta is not dairy-free. The top four ingredients of Velveeta are milk, whey, skim milk, and milk protein concentrate. All of these ingredients are milk or derived from milk. Additionally, Velveeta is not low in lactose content. Per The Really Big List of Lactose Percentages, Velveeta contains 9.3% …

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Does Whipped Cream Have Sugar?

sugar in whipped cream

Question: Does whipped cream have sugar? Answer: Generally, store-bought whipped cream does have sugar, but it is minimal. Below we have provided the sugar content for some popular whipped cream products. Cool Whip isn’t real whipped cream but we put it on the list anyway due to its popularity. You will find that the sugar …

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Do Marshmallows Have Dairy?

do marshmallows have dairy

Question: Do marshmallows have dairy? Answer: We often enjoy marshmallows in a s’more, on hot chocolate, in desserts, and many other ways. However, how many of us really know the ingredients of marshmallows? Let’s see what’s inside marshmallows and specifically find out if they have dairy. Marshmallows are made from sweeteners like corn syrup, sugar, and dextrose. They also contain …

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Does Nutella Have Dairy?

nutella dairy

Question: Does Nutella have dairy? Answer: The infancy of Nutella was in 1946. It was started by an Italian man named Pietro Ferrero. Those who know their history likely know that this period was shortly after World War II. Chocolate was in short supply at this time so Ferrero thought of using hazelnuts as means to create a …

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