Healthy Foods: Yogurt

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by: Mara Betsch
Portion of Blueberry Yogurt

Low-fat yogurt can be the base of a protein-packed lunch or snack that has been linked to preventing osteoporosis, reducing high blood pressure, and keeping you full. And, as an added bonus, studies show that consuming probiotics, the good bacteria found in yogurt, helped women lose almost twice the weight of women not taking them. Just remember to stick to nonfat and low-fat, plain versions. Consuming the full-fat versions or sugar-sweetened varieties won't do your waistline any favors.

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