“Yogurt is part of a sustainable diet” is one of the 10 evidence-based conclusions made by the YINI board about the health effects of yogurt… learn more below
To be sustainable, foods must be environmentally friendly, high in nutrient value, affordable and culturally acceptable.
Yogurt meets the four criteria for a sustainable food
Sustainability is more than just having a low carbon footprint. The environmental costs of food production and consumption must be balanced against nutrient value affecting health, affordability and cultural and social acceptability.
Yogurt’s high nutrient density balances its environmental cost, while its affordability brings it into the reach of the general population:
- Yogurt is a nutrient-dense food
- Yogurt has a low environmental footprint
- Yogurt is a low-cost source of nutrients
- Yogurt is culturally acceptable