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Skyr, the new appetite suppressant yogurt from Iceland

 Skyr, the new appetite suppressant yogurt from Iceland

It's the new favorite healthy dairy product for nutritionists. Rich in protein, this Icelandic specialty makes it to our freshest sections. that's good!

It looks like yogurt...but in an "XL" pot! Originally, skier is a traditional Icelandic dairy product that has been produced for over 1,000 years. In the recipe we find cow's milk and fermented like yoghurt. the difference ? The sky is drying up. The whey (or whey) is thus lost, giving it that thick texture and making it rich in protein. On average, 2 to 3 times more than regular yogurt!

Different from high protein yogurt

"Skyr is different from a high-protein yogurt like Danio or Yopa, and it's very sweet," explains Maureen Le Goff, nutritionist at Atlantic Santé. The ingredients are short. They're free of colourings, artificial flavors, sweeteners, and preservatives. For fruit or vanilla flavors: The recipe is 1 percent less sweet. 30% of the average fruit and flavored yoghurt on the French market.”

Heaven's Ally Slimming

“Thanks to its high protein content, sugar has a satiating effect, says the expert, curbing cravings for snacks. It has no more calories than cottage cheese and is ideal as a supplement to a snack, for example after a mixed salad as it can be Eat it as a snack or at breakfast because a balanced breakfast should contain one of the dairy products, and it can also be enjoyed in the evening, unless sauerkraut or raclette is on the menu!”.

Skyr: How does it taste?

Delicious on its own, you can also add fresh fruit or mix it with fresh cherries and berries for an Icelandic smoothie. It can be prepared in a salty form by mixing it with spices and lemon juice: to dip with small vegetables as an aperitif. "But beware of overdoing the toppings, warns Maureen Lugoff. To avoid increasing your calorie bill at breakfast, for example, bet on oatmeal instead of crunchy muesli!"


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