Welcome to AboutYogurt.com, the official resource for yogurt information. The National Yogurt Association (NYA) has created this site to help you understand the many health attributes of yogurt and to learn why itís so important to choose yogurt that contains live and active cultures.
Look for the Seal
To help you identify yogurt that contains live and active cultures, the NYA developed the Live & Active Cultures seal. Look for it on the yogurt products you buy to make sure youíre getting the most from your yogurt.
Know Your Yogurt
People around the world have long recognized yogurt's taste appeal and healthful properties. Today, yogurt's popularity as a nutritious and delicious snack or part of a meal has propelled annual sales to nearly $7 billion in the USA. Click here for more information on the benefits of yogurt.
Learn how yogurt may help boost the immune system and read about important studies on yogurtís health attributes. Make sure you and your family receives enough calcium by using our easy calcium guidelines chart. Find out why yogurt is such a good source of protein and how nutrient-dense yogurt can play a beneficial role in the diet during every stage of life.
Treat your self and your kids to quick and easy recipes that deliver on nutrition and great taste, and use our substitution tips to cut down on calories and fat in your own diet.
Worried about whether your kids are getting enough calcium? Have a picky eater? Our resident parenting expert Dr. William Sears answers some of the most frequently asked questions about childrenís health and nutrition. Give your kids a head start in the morning with Dr. Searsí favorite brainy breakfasts and end the day with our tips for stress-less meals.
Live & Active Culture Yogurt
What exactly are live and active cultures and what can they do for you? Learn about the different types of yogurt available today, and find out the facts about live and active culture yogurt - especially when it comes to health.
Renowned family nutrition and parenting expert Dr. William Sears, Internist and women's health expert Dr. Michele Cyr, Tufts University Researcher Simin Meydani, Ph.D., and Registered Dietitian Jodie Shield, offer expert advice on nutrition for kids, women and the whole family.
Reporters click here for news about yogurt.
Industry & Resources
Interested in becoming a member of the National Yogurt Association? Click here to learn more about the NYA's mission, benefits of membership, and membership listing, plus the latest industry news.
This Web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not associated with any particular yogurt product. Click here to learn more about the National Yogurt Association.