10/8/13

Trade Up Tuesday (Gluten Free): Vanilla Yogurt




Yogurt can be used as a wonderful snack or part of a healthy breakfast. It provides protein, calcium, and potassium. There are so many types of yogurts out there to choose from. Here is a popular brand in today’s Tuesday Trade-Up. Yoplait Original Yogurt scored a 28 while the Yoplait Greek 100cal Yogurt scored an 82. Let’s take a closer look at the nutrition between the two products.

Yoplait Original French Vanilla Yogurt (NuVal score 28)
Serving size: 1 container
Calories: 170
Saturated Fat: 1g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Sodium: 85mg
Total Carbohydrate: 33g
Sugars: 26g
Protein: 5g
Vitamin A: 15%
Vitmain D: 20%
Calcium: 20%

Ingredients: Cultured pasteurized grade A low fat milk, sugar, modified corn starch, nonfat milk, Kosher gelatin, natural flavor, tricalcium phosphate, citric acid, vitamin A acetate, colored with turmeric extract and annatto extract, vitamin D3.
Gluten free

Yoplain Greek 100 Calories Vanilla Yogurt (NuVal 82)
Serving size: 1 container
Calories: 100
Saturated Fat: 0g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: <5mg p="">Sodium: 55mg
Total Carbohydrate: 11g
Sugars: 7g
Protein: 13g
Vitamin A: 4%
Vitmain D: 20%
Calcium: 15%

Ingredients: Cultured pasteurized grade A nonfat milk, water, sugar, contains 2% or less of: corn starch, natural flavor, lemon juice concentrate, sucralose, acesulfame potassium, vitmain A acetate, vitamin D3.
Gluten free


When comparing the nutrition facts of these products, the Yoplait Greek 100cal Yogurt has less calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, sugar, and more protein. This is a healthier yogurt option because of the decrease in calories, fat, and carbohydrates with an increase in protein. Trade-up to the Yoplait Greek 100cal yogurt next time you are looking for a healthy breakfast or snack option!
 
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