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Is Greek yogurt high in carbohydrates?

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Greek yogurt is not high in carbohydrates. Greek yogurt the top choice for most diets because it has a reduced number of carbohydrates when compared to regular yogurt.

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The common range of carbohydrates for Greek yogurt is 5 to 8 grams, whereas the range of carbohydrates in grams for regular yogurt is 13 to 17; both of these measurements are in relation to a 6 ounce serving size. While Greek yogurt doesn't have as many carbohydrates, it does have about the same amount of calories because there is a higher level of protein. However, the number of carbohydrates goes up when sugar is added, so it is important to check the sugar content of any yogurt.

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