I Greek God's full fat/plain! But have been known to mix it 50/50 with Fage 0% to save on a few calories or if the Fage is on sale, it will stretch the carton of the pricier but yummy Greek God's.
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The best way to compare NI of two food items is to use the same measurement. Here, I used 1 cup of sour cream to 1 cup (8 fluid ounces) of full fat Greek yogurt. There are 16 TBSP in 1 cup.
1 cup of regular sour cream has the following:
calories - 492.5 total fat - 48.2 g sat. fat - 30 g cholesterol 101.2 mg sodium - 121.9 potassium 331.2 mg total carbs - 9.8 g protein - 7.3 g calcium - 26.7%
Fage Total (full fat) Greek yogurt - 1 cup calories 220 total fat - 11 g sat. fat - 8 g cholesterol - 30 mg sodium - 80 mg total carbs - 9 g protein - 20 g calcium - 25%
There's more to eating low-carb than counting carbs. Greek yogurt has fewer calories, more protein, less fat, less sodium. It can also be used as a savory - such as in dips, or as a sweet with fresh fruit. Somehow, I can't picture eating a cup of fruit mixed with sour cream.
I actually prefer fat-free Fage 0% Greek yogurt to full-fat Greek yogurt, but that's just my preference. I like it because it has fewer calories, since I'm trying to keep my calories low as well as eating low-carb.
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ok, i tried greek yogurt. to me it tastes pretty close to sour cream. so why is it preferable/healthier to eat greek yogurt? it's hard to compare the nutrition with the containers i have, because of course they use different measurements--cup or grams for yogurt. tbsp for sour cream. i have always used plain yogurt. i love it in most places where i would used sour cream.
but, the calories and carb counts of greek yogurt keep me from understanding the popularity.
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