So many people, especially women, love their froyo! It’s a two billion dollar a year industry and 70% of consumers are women. However, many find eating frozen yogurt leaves their stomach in distress. The Doctors discuss why.
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Dr. Batra shares a few tips to enjoy this treat. She says many stores will now have a seal on the dispenser that says “live & active cultures,” this is a good thing to look for. Also, if you have dairy issues, avoid sugar-free yogurt. This type of yogurt contains sugar alcohols like sorbitol, maltitol and xylitol, which are not absorbed well and can act like laxatives!
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Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon points out that people should take note of serving size since what they think is low calorie may not be once they fill their cup up! An appropriate serving size is 4 oz. or ½ cup, yet many people are taking much more and will have about 500 calories of yogurt before they even add any toppings!