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Love it, Like it, Hate it: Flavored Greek Yogurt

Love it, Like it, Hate it:  Flavored Greek Yogurt

Greek-style yogurt is known for having more protein and less sugar than regular yogurt, and more & more brands are showing up in the Greek yogurt section.  But if you reach for flavored, not plain, there’s a good chance you’re getting one that’s loaded with sugar, with minimal protein.    In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it segment, Molly gives us the Skinny on the best & worst of flavored Greek yogurts on shelves.

Love it!

No added sugar, but also no artificial sweeteners – high protein, low carb, all-natural:

 Sophie Greek Yogurt – sweetened with xylitol

110 calories – 15 grams protein – 13 grams carb – 5 grams sugar

 

Like It!

 Sugar content higher than protein; all-natural, no artificial sweeteners;  11-17 g protein & 11-20 g sugar

 Fage Greek

  • Chobani Greek
  • Wallaby Greek
  • Voskos Greek
  • Oikos Traditional Greek
  • Activia Greek
  • Stonyfield Greek
  • Siggi’s Icelandic
  • Smari Icelandic

More protein than sugar, but artificially sweetened:

Yoplait Greek 100 Calories

  • Dannon Light & Fit Greek

 

Hate it!

 Waaaaay more sugar than protein:

 The Greek Gods Greek Yogurt:   7 grams protein & 27 grams sugar

Brown Cow Cream Top Greek: 6 grams protein & 20 grams sugar

Liberte Medierranee:  8 grams protein & 20 grams sugar