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Yogurt May Not Be Great for You After All

Study in Spain finds no health benefits

(Newser) - Those who eat lots of yogurt because they think it's a health food might have to reassess things: A study out of Spain suggests that yogurt provides virtually no health benefits, reports Medical News Today . Researchers followed more than 4,000 people for an average of three and a... More »

At Heart of Unusual Lawsuit: The Word 'How'

Chobani yogurt in trademark feud with business-ethics guru

(Newser) - A business-ethics expert is at war with a yogurt company, and the word "how" is at stake. Dov Seidman, a bestselling author who pushes for companies with a conscience, focuses his campaigns on "how" business is done; he's got a trademark on the word. Chobani yogurt is... More »

Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Your Blood Sugar

Study suggests that it's true for at least some people, thanks to gut bacteria

(Newser) - If you're drinking diet soda or consuming other products with artificial sweeteners to cut your risk of obesity and diabetes, a new study published in Nature has some bad news: You might be doing more harm than good. Researchers found that sweeteners such as saccharin, sucralose, and aspartame can... More »

Yogurt Reduces Diabetes Risk: Study

Regular eaters of low-fat yogurt had 28% less risk

(Newser) - In news Chuck Schumer would likely applaud , researchers find that a yogurt a day might actually keep the doctor away. A British study published in Diabetologia found a significant decrease in type 2 diabetes risk in individuals who eat low-fat fermented dairy products: Those who ate low-fat yogurt had about... More »

Latest Sochi Mess Is Over ... Yogurt

Russia won't let Chobani in, and Alpine skiers can't find any brand

(Newser) - It's the creature comforts that are apparently lacking in Sochi, from functioning toilets to ... yogurt. The latest brouhaha to hit the region is a very dairy one. Issue No. 1: Sen. Chuck Schumer is very peeved that US athletes have been unable to get their hands on Chobani yogurt,... More »

Starbucks' New Venture: Greek Yogurt

It plans to sell it in its own stores, supermarkets

(Newser) - If the booming sales weren't enough to convince you that Greek yogurt is a thing, try this: Starbucks wants in. The company plans to start selling the yogurt in its stores next spring, and then start stocking supermarket shelves around the country after that, reports the Wall Street Journal... More »

Greek Yogurt’s Dirty Secret

Acid whey byproduct is dangerous to the environment

(Newser) - Greek yogurt is low in calories, high in protein, and generally delicious. What's not to like? How about this: The production of Greek yogurt creates a nasty byproduct called "acid whey." The liquid waste can't be dumped, because it would prove too toxic to the environment,... More »

Only in NYC: Yogurt Bars

Get a bowl of Greek yogurt, topped with stuff

(Newser) - What else would you expect from the city that hawks $2.50 bottles of tap water ? New York will, as of tomorrow, have the distinction of being home to two "yogurt bars." And we're not talking about the kind of yogurt that's frozen and comes... More »

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