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Is it safe to have Greek Yoghurt during pregnancy?

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What are the benefits of including greek yogurt in my pregnancy diet?

Greek Yoghurt - also known as 

Yogurt cheese, strained yogurt, labaneh,

Yes, greek yogurt made with pasteurised milk can be a healthy addition to your pregnancy diet. Greek yogurt is known to have twice the amount of protein as compare to regular yogurt. According to nutritionists, pregnant women require atleast 40 grams of protein per day. Including greek yogurt in your diet can take care of upto 40-50% of your daily protein requirements. Proteins are building blocks of your foetus’ cells. Hence, a protein rich diet inclusive of greek yogurt is essential for the well-being and overall growth of your baby.

Good source of
Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6,

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