Is Yogurt Keto? | Everyday Health

Yogurt is a breakfast staple (and a snack!). And while yogurt bowls can provide an opportunity to get in some good-for-you foods like fruit and nuts, they’re also a base for higher-carb toppings like muesli. Here’s what you need to know about yogurt if you’re on a keto diet or interested in another low-carb diet.

Yogurt Nutrition Facts

Yogurt has carbs because it contains lactose, a type of sugar found in milk, the study notes.

One look at the dairy case and you’ll see that there are many varieties of yogurt (such as traditional, Greek, Skyr) made with different milks (cow, non-dairy), fat content (whole, 2 percent, skim) and flavors (plain, fruit, dessert). The amount of lactose also varies by type of yogurt.

Macronutrients in yogurt

Below is the nutritional value for a 6-ounce container of plain, full-fat yogurt, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA):

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