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The power of high-quality protein

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According to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, healthy eating patterns include a variety of protein foods in nutrient-dense forms. With double the protein of regular, unstrained yogurt,¹ Greek Yogurt is a particularly good choice to help meet these recommendations. And it’s not only an excellent source of protein, it’s also one of the best-used proteins by the body.

With a power-packed protein profile that outweighs the small amount of sugar used to balance taste, Chobani® Greek Yogurt is a nutritious protein choice that can help people meet dietary recommendations and achieve an overall healthier diet conveniently and easily.

Choose Chobani® Greek Yogurt

  • Excellent source of protein (11-15g per 5.3oz cup)
  • Twice the protein of regular yogurt1 and the leading kids’ yogurt²
  • No added protein—just high-quality, naturally occurring milk protein with all the essential amino acids
  • Perfect PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility-Corrected Amino Acid Score) value of 1, which means it's a high quaility protein that is well used by the body for growth and functions
  • Naturally low in sodium³

Comparison of protein quality⁴

A food’s protein quality is dependent on its ability to provide adequate amounts of all essential amino acids for good health. Chobani® Greek Yogurt contains all nine essential amino acids needed for building and maintaining muscle tissue. And it even outranks the protein quality of other go-to sources like beef and soy, based on its PDCAAS value—a measure of protein quality recognized by the public health authorities and the FDA.⁴

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Chobani® Greek Yogurt is a fuel for fitness

Protein is essential for all lifestyles, but especially for active individuals. Since excess protein is not stored by the body, it must be provided throughout the day to fuel workouts and prevent muscle breakdown. With its excellent protein content, along with its versatility and portability, Chobani® Greek Yogurt can be packed, cooked, or used as a topping to supply essential fitness fuel for any time of the day!

1 Chobani® Greek Yogurt, 12g (24% DV) protein per 5.3oz (150g) serving; regular (nonfat or low-fat) yogurt 6g (12% DV) protein per 5.3oz (150g) serving.

2 Chobani Kids® Tubes, 5g (10% DV) protein per tube; leading kids’, 2g (4% DV) protein per tube. Chobani Kids® Pouches, 8g (16% DV) protein per 3.5oz (99g) serving; leading kids’ yogurt, 3g (6% DV) protein per 3.5oz (99g) serving.

3 Chobani® Greek Yogurt (Plain Non-Fat), 70mg sodium per 5.3oz (150g) serving.

4 FAO/WHO Joint Report. Protein quality evaluation in human diets. Food and Agriculture Organization, Food and Nutrition Paper 51. Rome, Italy: FAO/WHO, 1991:35–6.

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