Here’s why Greek Yogurt is a delectable power food
If you are pondering over having some power foods in lockdown period that work like a charm on your body and mind then look no further than Greek Yogurt! This Mediterranean milk product originated in Greece has gained worldwide praise due to its nutritious values and rich taste. It comes in a thick, creamy, pleasantly sour and moderately sweetened taste which differs it from its Indianised counterpart, Dahi or Curd. The major differences between Greek Yogurt and Curd lie in nutritious value and texture. The former is of dense concentration than the latter as it is made after draining the whey from the curd. It has more protein and healthy fats than regular curd which has more carbohydrates and sodium elements. Due to more saturated fats and protein, one can feel more filled up after having a cup of Greek Yogurt while the curd seems much lighter to eat. So if you are having midnight food cravings or are opting for weight loss and body shaping then vouch for this Greek food. Moreover, Greek Yogurt will also benefit those who are trying to build muscle mass post-workout to stay fit as a fiddle and replenish energy. Indeed it’s powerful food for fit freaks and comes as a foremost choice in the diet chart of nutritionists.
Greek Yogurt improves metabolism, helps in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes and also helps in relieving stress, anxiety and depression as per certain studies.
Once you’ve made a fair choice, then you can add this Milk product to your daily diet as it’s equally tasty and healthy. You can add it in meats at the time of marination or dribble on soups replacing cream. Whip it up on a banana pancake or slather some on your sandwich and pasta if you want a replacement of fat heavy cheese and mayonnaise. If you are rushing for an office and want a quick yet delectable 2-minute breakfast then have the Greek Yogurt with dry fruits and berries. Those who love baking can have blueberry or strawberry cupcake frosting made with this yoghurt or can have it in the form of scrumptious dips filled with spinach, cucumber, zucchini and more.