Yogurt, plain, whole milk, 8 grams protein per 8 ounce

Fun Facts

  1. Yogurt is a tasty and convenient part of many breakfasts, smoothies, shakes and snacks. It can be healthy to include either nonfat or full-fat yogurt in your eating plan, as both have significant nutritional benefits.
  2. There are health benefits to including any type of plain yogurt in your diet. Both nonfat and full-fat varieties are rich sources of calcium and protein, which can be especially valuable for vegetarians.
  3. Different brands of plain yogurt can have significant taste variation, but in general, plain full-fat yogurt is more flavorful than nonfat. It has a creamier texture in your mouth and tastes richer because of the fat. It also may seem slightly thicker than nonfat yogurt.
  4. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, an 8-ounce serving of plain full-fat yogurt provides about 140 calories, 8 grams of protein, 7.4 grams of fat, 11 grams of carbohydrates and sugar, and 275 milligrams of calcium.

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