“Yogurt can enhance satiety and help to manage energy intake” is one of the 10 evidence-based conclusions made by the YINI board about the health effects of yogurt. Learn more below…
Low-fat yogurts increase feelings of fullness more than fruit-based drinks
A similar pattern of results was drawn from a study comparing low-fat yogurts with fruit drinks containing the same amounts of calories. Yogurt containing peach – whether in a pot eaten with a spoon or in drinkable form – was more satiating than a peach-flavoured dairy drink and a peach juice drink.
Both the yogurts were associated with less hunger and higher fullness ratings.
“The low energy density of yogurt means that, as a snack or part of a meal, it can be consumed in satisfying portions that help to manage hunger and reduce energy intake.” – Professor Barbara Rolls
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