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Losing weight after the Holidays

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Dec 23rd, 2013

Losing weight after the Holidays

Yogurt

Yogurt: Main Image

Varieties

Yogurt is available in many varieties, best described by their characteristics:

  • Milk type

In addition to yogurt made from regular cows’ milk, some yogurts are made from goats’ milk.

  • Yogurt culture

American yogurt originally contained only Lactobacillus acidophilus, L. thermophilus, and L. bulgaricus cultures. Yogurts are now available with added bifidobacteria and other beneficial lactic-acid bacteria.

  • Fat content

Yogurt can be purchased with a range of fat content, from cream-on-top style to fat-free.

  • Flavoring

Varieties include the different flavors of plain yogurts, and yogurts sweetened with sugar, honey, maple syrup, or fruit juice; some yogurt contains fruit preserves.

  • Texture

Some yogurts are thick and rich; others, such as Greek yogurt and others made in the Eastern European style, are very smooth; yet another variety is a beverage drink that resembles Kefir, and yogurt products are available in many other styles as well.

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2 Responses to Losing weight after the Holidays

  1. Sean 08/01/2014 at 7:35 pm

    Organic meats are also part of a healthy diet. The only organic meat of any kind Acme carries, (at very few stores) is the Empire Organic Chicken/turkey. “All natural” can be anything these days. Even Target has a selection of Organic meats, so why can’t Acme?
    Or at least bring back the Wild Harvest chicken, and drop that Perdue Harvestland stuff. Thanks!

  2. review venus factor 03/03/2014 at 11:13 am

    However, due to reasons that may involve health restrictions, lifestyle habits
    or diet purposes, some people would find that the diet alone cannot
    provide all their daily vitamin needs. The trouble starts when people begin to compromise good
    health in favor of rich tastes. Remember, natural doesn’t
    mean anything if it isn’t healthy.

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