Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
Yogurt...regular, lowfat, or nonfat?
I was in Wholefoods tonight and decided that I want to eat yogurt. I generally am not a dairy consumer with the one exception..ice cream. Anyway, I looked at the information panel and wasn't sure what the better alternative was. Meaning, either I eat the more fat with very low 6 grams of sugar OR the no fat and like 28 grams of sugar. I just can't tolerate the taste of these artificial sweetners ( I actually am one of those people that will just stop eating the items if they taste bad to me...less fat or not) and that is another reason I am posting this question. My friends do the nonfat nutrasweet, aspartame yogurts...but I just don't want to put those in my body...but more so I hate that weird after taste! So, ZERO FAT and 28 grams of sugar...or 60 calories from fat and 9 grams of sugar?
Any other suggestions? (I actually currently eat the whole yogurt and wanted to see if there was a healthier alternative since I like to eat it in the morning with grapes)
Tue. May 15, 12:17am
Plus, I hate the chalky texture that low fat and nonfat yogurt has.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 12:18 AM
I think it depends on how much fat you're getting into your diet already without the yogurt. I actually don't consume much fat at all, so I get the regular (although I keep a few containers of the non-fat on hand as well in case I crave yogurt on a particularly high fat day). But I love the taste and texture of the regular yogurt and even though it still has fat in it, it's still much better for you than eating a pint of ice cream! :)
Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 6:34 AM
I buy based on calorie total. Higher fat, lower sugar will keep you full for longer than higher sugar, no fat. So, if they were the same number of calories, I'd go for the higher fat. Fat is not inherently bad for you; you just need to get the good fats. But if something has a bit of fat, so I know it'll keep me full for longer, I'll always choose that over the sugar spike. (And no, I'm not a low-carb-er. I just don't like being hungry, and I count calories.)
Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 10:31 AM
I think that if you pay attention to portion size you will do fine with full-fat yogurts. The key is that a "regular" portion of full-fat yogurt should be half the size of a nonfat portion -- what we tend to think of as a kid's size. Those "yo-baby" ones are a good adult full-fat yogurt size!
I don't buy pre-sweetened yogurt. I get the organic nonfat plain. It's great for a sour cream substitute in cooking, and if I want a nonfat yogurt dessert I stir in a tablespoonful of homemade jam -- no HFCS or aspartame, and it's not tooooo sweet. But for a dessert treat, I definitely go with a small serving of full-fat fruit yogurt.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 11:10 AM
Thanks everyone for the info.
Yeah, I was told by "friends" that I should be eating the fat free ones...but I agree with you all that in moderation I'd rather eat my organic whole plain yogurt instead of the artificial sweetened NON fat ones.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 11:54 AM
This is greatly informative...I never realized this!
Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 11:56 AM
Fage greek yogurt tastes great and has good texture in all versions, full fat, 2% and non-fat. I usually just add a dollop of honey or some fresh fruit and it's still so creamy, even with the non-fat. Available at trader joes and other stores. Just look for it!
Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 12:20 PM
I just came home with the low fat version...I hated it :-(
So, I mixed it with my whole yogurt this morning.
Why does it taste chalky or grainy to me?
Not smooth at all.
OK. I am weird maybe?!
Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 1:18 PM
I dont think it tastes chacky at all but maybe I am just wierd
Wednesday, May 16, 2007, 2:19 AM
Non fat yogurts
I've always heard from the doctors on tv that Non fat items tend to have allot of starches to thicken them up and the starch turns to sugar which turns to fat.... I tend to avoid the non fat items for the most part and still lose weight when doing so...
Like the one person said, if the fat helps you stay full longer, I tend not to get that hungry wanna binge feeling...
Wednesday, June 04, 2008, 8:33 AM
Silk soy yogurt is amazing. I love to put it in smoothies or eat it plain.
Wednesday, June 04, 2008, 8:56 AM
where do you get your silk soy yogurt? I have never found that in my reg. grocery store.
Wednesday, June 04, 2008, 12:17 PM
I like Dannon Light&Fit
They are tasty, not to gelatinous, good flavors, non fat, low sugar, only 60 calories a serving, and a nice modest size.
I eat one of these with some kashi go lean crunch 3 or so days a week for breakfast, perfect!
Wednesday, June 04, 2008, 12:25 PM
I really like non-fat yogurt but I'm not a picky eater at all... It doesn't seem chalky to me like other posters have said. My adviceis to get what you like and if it's a full fat version just watch your portions!
Wednesday, June 04, 2008, 2:04 PM
I on the other hand, don't like even the low fat yogurts, let alone the full fat ones, unless they are sweet - and eaten as an occasional dessert! I don't like the feel of the fat in my mouth! I do think however that you need to try several kinds, to find the ones you like! They can taste very different! I read the ingredient list and look for those with milk and culture only - nothing else. Then I add fresh or frozen fruit, or occasionally honey or nuts - keeping it clean and healthy.
Wednesday, June 04, 2008, 10:11 PM
I dont know if anyone is interested, but I make my own plain yoghurt. No machine involved. Take a carton of UHT milk (not sure what you call that in US, its long life milk) the one with the screw top is better. Add 6-8 tsps of regular plain yoghurt. Squeeze the air out, and replace the cap. Roll carton up in black garbage bag and leave in the sun for the day. The following day you have delicious creamy yoghurt, and you can use that yoghurt for your next carton and so on and so on. Its cheaper too! When the sun is weak, i first wrap the carton in tinfoil, and then the garbage bag.
Thursday, June 05, 2008, 3:20 AM
12:17: I buy Silk soy yogurt at Walmart! My area is really big on soy products, so even Walmart has dairy-free options.
Thursday, June 05, 2008, 9:59 AM
I'm pretty sure that the best solution for you would be tried to consume home-grown yogurt. I'd been to
buy coursework online
and on that coursework was provided the method to do as such and it's way simpler than it sounds.
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 4:39 AM
new year calendar
real printable calendar
calendar printable 2017
blank calendar 2017
2017 free calendar
all calendar 2017
useful calendar 2017
schedule 2017 calendar
2017 schedule calendar
schedule calendar 2017
blank calendar 2017-18
map of usa
map of usa
database sql books
database sql pdf
database sql and nosql
what is data analytics
big data in security
big data articles
hadoop software download
database sql tutorials
data analytics books
big data training in gaziabad
big data training in us
big data courses in goa
Saturday, February 04, 2017, 12:17 AM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?
©2017 PEERtrainer, Inc.