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Cottage Cheese VS Greek Yogurt

Struggling to find Healthy Breakfast Idea? The dilemma is this: the majority of breakfast options revolve around carbs. Cereals, pastries, and toast all pack the carbs, while few deliver enough protein to keep your body satisfied until lunch.

A wooden spoon with cottage cheese on it.

That’s where our two breakfast heroes come in: cottage cheese and Greek yogurt. Though there are other protein options available, cottage cheese and Greek yogurt, when selected carefully, make breakfast easy, healthy, and filling until noon.

So, what are the differences between cottage cheese and Greek yogurt? Read below for some examples, but remember: watch your labels. Not all products are created equally. Avoid high-sugar and high-sodium options depending on your dietary needs.

Difference #1: If you’re concerned about getting probiotics in your diet, you may want to lean towards having Greek yogurt for breakfast. Most times, Greek yogurt has more live cultures than cottage cheese, depending on the brand.

Difference #2: Oftentimes, cottage cheese has significantly more sodium than Greek yogurt.

Difference #3: Generally, Greek yogurt packs a bigger punch than cottage cheese in the calcium category.

Popular Cottage Cheese Options:

- Daisy Regular or Low-Fat Cottage Cheese

- Land O Lakes Cottage Cheese

- Dean’s 4% Milkfat Cottage Cheese

Popular Yogurt Options:

- Chobani Non-Fat Plain Greek Yogurt

- Yoplait Greek 100 Protein – Vanilla

- FAGE Total 5%

In the end, your choice of having cottage cheese or Greek yogurt for breakfast depends on your personal taste preferences and your dietary needs. Take extra care to read nutrition labels when selecting what’s best for your weekly breakfast.

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