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Make room for Greek yogurt

September 20, 2010 |  6:02 am

Greek yogurt
A few short years ago, Greek yogurt was a rarity on supermarket shelves.

These days, however, brands and flavors abound. The super-thick, creamy yogurt has become a highly popular product — and with good reason, says Susan Bowerman, assistant director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition. "It has all the benefits of a high-quality protein without the fat and without the calories," she says. Read more in today's Health section:

The nutritional value of nonfat Greek yogurt can be boosted by adding fruit and nuts. (Kirk McKoy, Los Angeles Times / September 20, 2010)