How to use yogurt for weight loss

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How to use yogurt for weight loss

The benefits of yogurt are immense. It can help you increase immunity and lose those extra pounds. Yogurt acts as an effective fat-losing ingredient. It helps provide a significant amount of proteins, phosphorous, potassium, calcium, zinc, vitamin B12, riboflavin and pantothenic acids.

According to Michael Zemel, a PhD and a nutrition professor, the science behind yogurt and weight loss is when we consume yogurt, the calcium content signals the fat cells to pump out less cortisol (cortisol is a hormone that is produced by the fat around the waist). This makes losing weight easier while the amino acids present further helps to burn fat.

While there are many reasons that yogurt helps in weight loss, a lot of people also prefer a low fat yogurt-based smoothie that not only keeps you filled till the next meal, but also helps burn those extra kilos.

To try:

Kick start your day by whipping up an apple cinnamon smoothie for breakfast. With just handful ingredients, this smoothie comes power packed with fibres, calcium, vitamins and calcium.

Step 1 - Blend 5 to 6 raw almonds, 1 apple, 1 ripe banana, ¾  cup yogurt, and ½ cup non-fat milk.

Step 2 - Top the drink with a dash of cinnamon

A healthy wholesome breakfast is ready within minutes