Wellness - Nutrition | 9-18 yrs

Ways To Use Yogurt As A Nutritious Substitute


What is white, tasty and has lots of health benefits? Yogurt!

Yes, the humble yogurt has lots of nutritional benefits and also tastes delicious. It’s got power-boosting protein and bone-building calcium. Yogurt has many health benefits such as:.

  • It can cut down stomach fat as the calcium signals fat cells to pump out less cortisol, making it easier for people to lose weight.
  • It is loaded with significant amounts of potassium, phosphorous, riboflavin, iodine, zinc, and vitamins.
  • It is known to prevent high blood pressure.
  • It is a protein-rich food.

According to an article titled Plain Yogurt Never Tasted So Good by Elaine Magee published in webMD, there are many ways to use yogurt as a substitute. Use yogurt as a base for dips and spreads, substitute plain yogurt as an ingredient in recipes or a topping and lastly, dress yogurt up with tasty, lower-sugar ingredients for a snack.

Apart from this, yogurt can also be used as a substitute for sour cream or mayonnaise or it can be added to smoothies to make them more creamy. Yogurt can even be used as a substitute for milk, buttermilk or sour cream.

To know about more ways to use yogurt as a nutritious substitute, please flip through the pages of this ClipBook.


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