This is a guest post by Vani Hari (a.k.a. The Food Babe) who is a regular contributor on 100 Days of Real Food. To learn more about Vani check her out on “Our Team” page.
Before you start the enjoying the hot summer weather and cool treats – there’s something I have to tell you, but you first have to promise not to kill the messenger (me!). Commercially available frozen yogurt is one of the most processed food products on the planet!
Yes – you heard that right – that creamy, low calorie, probiotic promised goodness swirled into your cup and topped with your favorite goodies is one of the worst “healthy” fads to hit the franchise market, and I’m here to tell you the cold hard facts (ha! – no pun intended).
Frozen yogurt is made with several components. Unlike real yogurt that is made with just two ingredients (milk + cultures), it usually contains: