Should You Be Eating Full-Fat Yogurt?

Our nation loves yogurt. A morning favorite and provider of bone-building calcium, Americans eat spoonfuls guiltlessly.

 Those educated to grab for the low-fat container may assume this issue is simple, especially for weight reduction, but current studies and expert perspectives disagree.

The USDA and many health experts have advised us to avoid animal fat for decades. 

To learn more, read Eat This, Not That! contacted New York City-based Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Lauren Minchen MPH, RDN, CDN.

in the study, but many of her patients lost weight with full-fat yogurt

Sugar and fat replacements in some low-fat yogurts may hinder weight reduction, whereas real food fat sources increase satiety, helping individuals eat less throughout the day."

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