Plain Greek yogurt has less sugar and more protein than regular yogurt.
But regular yogurt delivers twice the bone-strengthening mineral calcium.
Greek yogurt also tends to be more expensive than regular yogurt, because more milk goes into making each cup.
Is Greek yogurt healthy?
Greek yogurt is an excellent source of calcium, which can help improve bone health. It also contains probiotics, which support a healthy bacterial balance in the gut. Eating Greek yogurt may be associated with lower blood pressure and a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.25 Sep 2018
Which yogurt is the healthiest?
A Few Yogurts to Try
- Stonyfield Organic. Stonyfield Organic is a good brand to choose if you like to buy organic.
- Dannon All Natural. Dannon’s All Natural line of yogurts is a good example of healthy yogurt.
- Fage Total Plain. Fage is a great choice for those who enjoy Greek yogurt.
22 Sep 2016
How much Greek yogurt should I eat a day?
An average serving, depending on the brand, can have 12 to 17.3 grams of protein. A cup of plain Greek yogurt can help you meet the recommended dietary guideline of three daily servings of low-fat or nonfat dairy products.17 Aug 2016
What is the difference between normal yogurt and Greek yogurt?
Greek yogurt is strained three times, so most of the liquid is removed. This is what gives Greek yogurt its’ thicker consistency and stronger flavors compared to regular yogurt. Because Greek yogurt is more “concentrated,” it has more protein than regular yogurt.