"The only thing fro-yo has in common with real yogurt (the plain, non-frozen kind) is that they're both white. The frozen stuff doesn't have live cultures, which help maintain digestive health and the nonfat varieties are a mix of chemicals and artificial sweeteners. You're better off with a serving of organic ice cream."
I would have to agree that when purchasing or indulging in a frozen yogurt, I'm not doing it for the cultures that are contained. I'm doing it because it's a similar texture and flavor to something that is straight up not good for me - the ice cream.
It helps to know your labelling law here: a strawberry yogurt must contain some strawberry. A strawberry-flavored yogurt has had a brief encounter with the fruit, while a strawberry flavor yogurt has not even been within sight of a strawberry." Felicity Lawrence, author of Not on the Label.
From the Red Mango Website (bold/underlined my emphasis):
All Natural Frozen Yogurt
Red Mango is the only 100% all natural, nonfat, kosher and gluten-free frozen yogurt fortified with Ganeden BC30 TM, a natural probiotic that helps support a healthy immune system. Red Mango also has all of yogurtï¿½s natural goodness, such as calcium and protein, and was the first frozen yogurt store to receive the Live & Active Cultures seal.
Live and Active Cultures
All flavors contain the following active yogurt cultures: S. thermophilus, L. bulgaricus, L. lactis and L. acidophilus. The Original, Pumpkin Spice, Pomegranate by POM Wonderful®, and Tangomonium™ flavors also contain the following active cultures: Ganeden BC30 TM (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30 6086).
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