Greek Yogurt vs Regular Yogurt

Regular Yogurt vs Greek Yogurt

Why Is Greek Yogurt Thicker Than Regular Yogurt? Many people know that Greek yogurt is thicker than regular yogurt. But, why? Yogurt is made by heating milk and then cooling it down before live cultures are introduced. As the milk sits, a fermentation process takes place that turns the milk sugars (lactose) into lactic acid. The lactic acid …

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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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Does Greek Yogurt Have Probiotics?

Probiotics are microorganisms or good bacteria that are ingested into the body, typically through foods or supplements. Research has revealed evidence that probiotics may help treat gastrointestinal problems, improve the immune system, treat/prevent yeast infections, lower blood pressure, fend off bacterial infections, aid in curing urinary tract infections, prevent early age eczema, and aid in weight loss …

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How Long Does Greek Yogurt Last?

Q: How long does Greek yogurt last? A: To answer this question, we are assuming that the Greek yogurt is properly sealed and refrigerated at the appropriate temperature. It probably goes without saying that Greek yogurt will spoil over time, it is just a matter of when. Greek yogurt will typically have a sell by date …

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Yogurt With Lactobacillus Acidophilus

Yogurt With Lactobacillus Acidophilus

Lactobacillus acidophilus or L. acidophilus is a probiotic (good bacteria). Yogurt is made with milk using live & active cultures, which can contain different varieties of probiotics. The live cultures help milk ferment to create that creamy yogurt texture you love. In order for a bacteria to be technically defined as a probiotic, it must provide …

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Siggi’s Nutrition Facts

Siggi's Nutrition

Siggi’s is an Icelandic-style yogurt or skyr that is  manufactured in New York. It is an all natural yogurt made with real fruit when used as an ingredient. As you will see below, Siggi’s is high in protein per serving size. Additionally, the calories are reasonable, especially if you eat the nonfat or lowfat products. …

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What Is Labneh?

what is labneh

Labneh  is a soft cheese from the Middle East made by draining yogurt that contains added salt. It is often formed into balls after it drains and then is preserved in olive oil. It is consumed with a wide variety of foods (honey, olives, in a sandwich, on bread, etc.) depending on the region. It …

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