Recent findings by the Institute of Medicine indicate that many people get their daily calcium from supplements as well as foods, including yogurt. On the heels of this news, Yoplait® today announced a product innovation that will make it easier for women to add more calcium to their diet. Now, newly reformulated and great tasting Yoplait Original yogurt has two times the calcium of the leading yogurt with 50 percent of the Daily Value in every cup (500mg).
In celebration of its commitment to calcium, Yoplait is giving away one million free cups of Yoplait Original yogurt starting today*. Yoplait lovers everywhere can visit Yoplait’s Facebook page to sign up to receive a free cup of Yoplait Original yogurt and make a personal commitment to meeting recommended calcium requirements, each day.
Katherine Brooking, M.S., R.D., registered dietitian
I had a chance to interview Katherine over the phone (it was so exciting to have the chance to interview her!!!) and we had a nice little chat about nutrition.
Here are a few things I learned~
The new food guidelines are out (they are updated every 5 yrs, I didn’t know that!) and they have suggested that we double the amount of veggies in our diets. Katherine said one of the easiest ways she has found to do this is to just double the amount called for in a recipe! What a great way to make casseroles, soups and even quiches healthier!
Katherine said that in her travels she has found that other countries have some great ideas on cooking and preparing vegetables. She suggested branching out and preparing them in a different way~roasting them with a little olive oil and sea salt is super easy and healthy.
Yoplait can help meet our calcium and vitamin D needs with 50% more than any other yogurt! With so many flavors of yogurt, Yoplait has us covered.
Yoplait Product List
- Yoplait Original
- Yoplait Light
- Fiber One
- Yoplait Smoothies
- Yoplait Splitz
- Simply Go-Gurt
- Yoplait Kids
Yoplait sent me some of their Original Yogurt to review. Yogurt has always been a favorite snack of mine and Yoplait is my favorite brand! It is so nice to know that I am getting even more calcium when I eat Yoplait. Yoplait has so many great flavors to choose from, what is your favorite flavor?
~I received a product sample in order to write my review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed are mine.