Category: Yogurt

Slow Cooker Yogurt Is Easy, Plus Better Than Any Store Brands

My somewhat sobering review of the best and worst brands of store yogurt has apparently resulted in some folks considering a switch to homemade. If this is your thought process too because not a single yogurt brand is optimal (grassfed, organic, non-homogenized milk, 24-hour, no additives), I would recommend slow cooker yogurt as an ideal solution. Most…


Two Cups of Yogurt a Week Lowers Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men by 26 Percent

After being diagnosed with rectal cancer in 2014, Taiwanese artist Yu Yuan-chi fought tenaciously against the disease for eight years. Unfortunately, she passed away on Aug. 21 at the age of 39. Colorectal cancer is common cancer. In recent years, a number of Hong Kong and Taiwan celebrities have died of rectal cancer, among them…


Savory Yogurt For Dinner? Try Cucumber Raita

Raita is an Indian condiment of savory yogurt comparable to a salad in Western cuisines. Both serve as a balancing, cooling element in the meal. Raita is popular throughout India, served alongside flavorful rice dishes, curries, and flatbreads. According to NDTV (New Delhi Television), a simple raita can be seen in every household in India….


This Sweet Treat Is Perfect for Kids and Adults Alike

Lightly sweetened Greek yogurt gets studded with fresh strawberries and chocolate chips then frozen so you can break it into chunks just like chocolate bark (but healthier!). Use full-fat yogurt to ensure the creamiest bark possible. Strawberry & Chocolate Frozen Yogurt Bark Makes 32 pieces Active Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 3 hours, 10 minutes…


Cultural Immersion: Choosing the Right Yogurt

The yogurt section seems to be taking on a life of its own, whether those cultures are “live” or not. Shoppers can expect to find numerous brands with a plethora of varieties. If traditional yogurt was an acquired taste before or if it seems too passé now, you may be pleasantly surprised by this newer…


The Best Way to Consume Yogurt to Achieve Weight Loss

Yogurt is a dairy product made from fermented milk. It’s not only beneficial to intestinal health, but also useful for weight loss. Which kind of yogurt is the best for weight loss? When to eat it and with which kind of food, to achieve the best results? Dr. Ting Chief Tsai, probiotic expert and chair…


How to Tell If Your Yogurt Is Healthy

Not only is yogurt an iconic breakfast food, but it also can be a great source of protein, calcium, potassium and other nutrients — if you pick the right kind, that is. Between all the different varieties on the market today, how could you possibly know which yogurts to add to your cart and which…


Yogurt Chive Flatbread

The first time I made flatbread was a revelation—I couldn’t believe how easy it was and how good it tasted. The yogurt makes this dough supple, resulting in an almost pillowy texture when fried. But the real joy of this recipe is that it’s a blank canvas in terms of flavor. I like chives, but…


This Could Explain How Yogurt Protects Against Type 2 Diabetes

A new paper in Nature Communications has shed light on the mechanisms that may link yogurt consumption to a lower incidence of type 2 diabetes. Through studies on a mouse model of obesity-related type 2 diabetes, researchers found that mice fed a yogurt-heavy diet had better insulin sensitivity and preserved glucose homeostasis, setting them apart…


Nothing Goes to Waste

At Brooklyn’s White Moustache, Homa Dashtaki launched her mission to find value in the byproduct of yogurt.