Grocery Shopping Showdown

  • By Matthew Kadey, M.S., R.D.
  • Published Nov 12, 2012
  • Updated Dec 17, 2012 at 4:13 PM UTC

Traditional yogurt vs. Greek yogurt

The champ: Greek yogurt

Embrace the cultural revolution in the dairy aisle. Deliciously thick and creamy Greek yogurt is strained so the liquid is removed, resulting in a yogurt with twice the muscle-friendly protein and less sugar than unstrained varieties. To reduce your consumption of sugar and fat calories, stick with plain Greek yogurt with fat levels of 2 percent or less.

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