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At last, froyo season is back!
With the highest number of live active cultures—aka probiotics, which offer numerous health benefits—included (seven different microbes!), this is the top pick among healthy frozen yogurts. Compared to other brands, TCBY boasted a higher amount of vitamin A, vitamin D, and calcium. At only 92 calories per ½-cup, and zero fat, TCBY is an excellent choice for a cool, sweet treat. Learn more about what probiotics are and why they’re so good for you.
With built-in portion control thanks to the bar serving, and 15 flavors to choose from, Yasso is a great pick. The pros: only 80 calories and ½-gram of fat per bar and 15% of the daily calcium requirement. Greek yogurt provides a protein punch with 5 grams per bar.
Nestle Outshine bars
Another tasty bar choice with relatively low sugar amount (11 grams) for their strawberry flavor, low calories (only 90), and plenty of live active cultures. These bars contain S. thermophilus, L. bulgaricus, B. lactis and L. acidophilus—all good for gut health. Other benefits of Outshine bars—no high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors or colors.
Julie’s organic frozen yogurt bars
Julie’s foods are certified organic, soy-free, gluten-free, and contain no high fructose corn syrup. Low in calories (90 per bar) and only 1.5 grams of total fat, this one earns top kudos for a healthy froyo option. On the website, no active cultures are listed, however. Here are some tips you should definitely know before you shop organic.