The AMAZING Health Benefits of Greek Yogurt for Weight Loss & Bodybuilding

As the title implies, I’ll reveal the health benefits of Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt is PHENOMENAL for weight loss and bodybuilding. It’s a protein-packed “dessert” food that I eat twice a day. It will maximize your muscle growth, kill your sweet tooth cravings, turbo-charge your metabolism, and keep you full for hours.

Not only that, but it’s incredibly cheap only takes 30 seconds to make. You won’t believe how good it tastes. I eat it almost twice a day without fail.

Here are the two variations I’ll have:

  1. Plain Greek Yogurt: with chocolate almonds and frozen blueberries
  2. Vanilla Greek Yogurt: with one either dry oatmeal, dates, honey, or chia seeds

Sounds simple, but if you keep these ingredients on-hand, you can literally kill your sugar cravings AND save lots of money.

I keep these ingredients on hand in the fridge at my job. Here’s a video where I show you how easy it is to make:

Click here to watch this short 3-minute video

Here are the nutrition facts about all of these things and why they’re so good for you:

#1) Plain Greek Yogurt:

Costs about $7 for 8 servings

  • 23 grams of protein
  • 9 grams of carbs
  • 0 grams of fat

Health Benefits: Protein is vital to muscle growth, cell growth, and tissue repair. It contains probiotics which help your digestive system remain healthy. It has B12 which is a necessary for energy and a healthy brain. It is low sodium and has a decent amount of potassium and calcium. Calcium has been linked to lower cortisol levels. Since cortisol is a stress-hormone that causes fat gain, you want to keep it in check as much as possible. 

The protein in Greek yogurt is one of the cheapest, and healthiest ways to get the benefits of protein without breaking the bank. While whey powder is a tad bit cheaper, Greek yogurt is versatile and satiating, especially since you can combine it with so many things.

 

#2). Vanilla Greek Yogurt:

Costs about $7 for 8 servings

  • 20 grams of protein
  • 27 grams of carbs
  • 0 grams of fat

Health Benefits: Protein is vital to muscle growth, cell growth, and tissue repair. It contains probiotics which help your digestive system remain healthy. It has B12 which is a necessary for energy and a healthy brain. It is low sodium and has a decent amount of potassium and calcium. Calcium has been linked to lower cortisol levels. Since cortisol is a stress-hormone that causes fat gain, you want to keep it in check as much as possible. 

The protein in Greek yogurt is one of the cheapest, and healthiest ways to get the benefits of protein without breaking the bank. While whey powder is a tad bit cheaper, Greek yogurt is versatile and satiating, especially since you can combine it with so many things.

 

#3). Chocolate Covered Almonds:

Costs about $14 for 40 servings

  • 3 grams of protein
  • 13 grams of carbs
  • 12 grams of fat

Health Benefits: Almonds are an incredibly healthy nut. They contain fiber, healthy fats, and number of vitamins and minerals. Almonds have been known to support brain health, regulate cholesterol levels, strengthen the immune system, reduce the risk of heart disease, protect against various forms of cancer, and improve skin complexion.

It’s important to remember that chocolate covered almonds are very easy to eat, so you should be sure that you’re only eating one serving at a time (typically 10-11 almonds)

 

#4). Frozen Blueberries:

Costs about $10 for 20 servings

  • 1 gram of protein
  • 17 grams of carbs
  • 1 gram of fat

Health Benefits: Blueberries are an amazing fruit. They’re loaded with anti-oxidants, which fights cancer-causing free radicals in your system. They are loaded with vitamin C and are known for being good for your heart. On top of that, they’re incredibly low in carbs and high in fiber.

 

#5). Oatmeal:

Costs about $10 for 30 servings

  • 6 grams of protein
  • 25 grams of carbs
  • 2 grams of fat

Health Benefits: Oatmeal is a great, slow-digesting carb source. It’s high fiber content doesn’t cause drastic blood sugar spikes and keeps you feeling fuller for longer. In addition to that, it helps lower the risk of diabetes, stabilizes blood sugar, prevents your arteries from hardening, and lowers cholesterol and blood pressure.

 

#6). Chia Seeds:

Costs about $10 for 34 servings

  • 3 grams of protein
  • 5 grams of carbs
  • 5 grams of fat

Health Benefits: Chia seeds are an incredibly healthy food. They contain a massive amount of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They contain calcium, manganese, magnesium, and phosphorus. They’re loaded with anti-oxidants which help fight cancer. All of the carbs in chia seeds are fiber and have a respectable amount of protein, despite their small size.

 

#7). Dates:

Costs about $20 for 40 servings

  • 1 grams of protein
  • 35 grams of carbs
  • 0 grams of fat

Health Benefits: Dates are another amazingly healthy food. Just add them to plain greek yogurt and you’ll be shocked at how good it tastes. Dates contain phosphorus, selenium, iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and zinc. They’re also high in fiber and help with bone health, anemia, increased energy levels, and a healthy heart.

My wife just came up with a recipe: fresh pineapple, honey, and walnuts. As you can see, there’s a lot you can do with Greek yogurt.

  • September 14, 2015
Click Here to Leave a Comment Below 0 comments

Leave a Reply:

Don't Start Another Workout Until You Read This...

  • 2 INCREDIBLE workouts to incinerate fat and build lean muscle (at home OR the gym)
  • 7 AWESOME "5 minute" meals to build muscle and burn fat (every guy should know these)
  • 37 MIND-BLOWING Tips to Burn Fat and Build Muscle

Enter Your Email Below to Get Instant Access

x