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8 Ways Greek Yogurt Benefits Your Health

8 Ways Greek Yogurt Benefits Your Health

 Health-conscious Americans have long touted the benefits of yogurt. But now many who once turned their noses up at yogurt are embracing the Greek way. Few foods pack as healthy a punch in such small serving sizes as Greek yogurt. A bowl of Greek yogurt can keep you fortified with essential nutrients and even help you lose weight. For many Greek yogurt lovers, the richer texture is also a big sell.

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Identifying Genuine Greek Food

Is it not Feta if it’s not made in Greece? Should Kalamata olives only come from Kalamata? Well the European Union thinks so.

In 1992 a legal framework was introduced known as Protected Geographical Status, which was developed in order to protect the reputation of regional foods, eliminate unfair competition and stop misleading consumers with non-genuine products, which may be of inferior quality and taste different. However, if you do not live in Europe, your feta is most likely not from Greece and your Kalamata olives may be from Italy or Turkey. According to a recent report from McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, Greece holds only a 28% of the global ‘Greek Feta’ cheese market, which means that the rest of that 72% is not Greek and not really feta according E.U. legislation


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