Greek Yogurt + Fruits

February 25, 2012 9:03 PM EST
Yogurt with orange/ flickr.com
Yogurt with orange

The bestselling book, French Women Don't Get Fat says yogurt is one of the French women's secrets to weight control. A study published in International Journal of Obesity looked at obese adults who cut 500 calories a day while consuming three daily servings of low-fat yogurt.

Eating yogurt is also a perfect way to get more protein and calcium in your diet. One cup of non-fat yogurt contains 100 calories, 300 milligrams calcium, 10 grams of protein and no fat, although there are differences depending on the brands.

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But just because you're eating healthy doesn't mean you are limited to eat only yogurt. There are more than a few ways to eat yogurt. Here, some combinations of Greek yogurt with fruits.

Greek Yogurt with Orange and Mint

Yogurt with orange / flickr.com
Yogurt with orange / flickr.com

Add oranges, honey, and mint to plain yogurt. Still it's under 200 calories.

Yogurt with Berries

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Greek Yogurt with blueberries / flickr.com

Just add to plain yogurt any types of berries you like.

Roasted Plums with Greek Yogurt

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Black plum / flickr.com

Bake plums in the oven. Place in the bowl and sprinkle nuts or drizzle with honey.



 

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