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LITTLE_NIKKE SparkPoints: (11,016)
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1/7/13 10:20 P

It might be more of a "Hawaii" thing, than a "US" thing. I have no problems finding fat-free plain yogurt in almost any brand. The low-fat ones are actually harder to find!.

Or do you mean yogurt with artificial sweeteners? I wouldn't know about that, since I don't eat artificial sweeteners. (and you won't find just fruit added yogurts - Americans like their sweet tooths!) That being said, a Chobani low-fat blueberry yogurt (6 oz), is only about 120 calories. And non-fat is almost identical (they make up for the missing fat calories by adding starch and a bit more sugar! you can tell by comparing labels). I actually tend to favor the ones with a bit of fat, rather than extra sugar.

In either case, I'd suggest to just try to find plain yogurt, low fat or non-fat and add your own fruit (you're in Hawaii fer goodness sakes! Surrounded by papayas and pineapples and star fruit and mangoes and who knows what else!)

JENMC14 Posts: 2,707
1/7/13 6:46 P

I've never seen sugar and fat free yogurt. There's Yoplait and other lite yogurts hat have no fat, and I've seen carbmaster, which is really low sugar, but has a little fat. It's Kroger store brand, though, what I've seen.

DOE1164 Posts: 101
1/7/13 6:21 P

My husband and I are leaving for Maui in a bit. All the other times we've been there I've been unable to find any fat-free, low-calorie yougurts. . The best I've found is "low-fat" or "no-sugar, but never a combination of both, which we have here in Canada. We generally shop at Costco, Walmart, or Thrifty's ? when we're there but haven't found any yogurt that fits the bill there. Would one of our kind American neighbors please give me some direction on a name brand and where to get it? I'd really appreciate it. emoticon Thank you!

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