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The Manhattan Diet
New York Post
A recent article in the New York Post, "The Manhattan Diet," suggests ways to stay slim while living in the city (March 6, 2012). Listed under the "perfect pantry/24 key foods" round up is Stonyfield Farm 0% fat 100 calorie French Vanilla yogurt. Popular NYC celebrities weigh in on their favorite diet-friendly products as well.
Yogurt can be used in a variety of dishes, why stick to just breakfast? Editors at Real Simple suggest making a spinach-pesto dip with plain Stonyfield Organic Oikos (March 2012). Simply mix ½ package of organic spinach and a ¼ cup pesto and you’ve got a protein-packed spring dip!
Probiotics That Really Work
The Editors at Health.com want readers to try "probiotic food and supplements that really work (February 6, 2012)." Listed on a slide show of editors’ top ten choices is Stonyfield Organic Activia.
Date-Dress Friendly Desserts
In the February 2012 issue of Good Housekeeping, Nutrition Director Samantha Cassetty recommends several "date dress" friendly desserts for readers looking for healthy Valentine’s alternatives. Cassetty suggests mixing some light chocolate syrup with Stonyfield 0% fat French vanilla yogurt for a tasty, 123 calorie delight.
Stonyfield Organic Oikos Takes First Place
Registered Dietician and Natural Health magazine contributing editor, Ashley Koff, recommends "going Greek" this year -- in the dairy aisle! (February 2012) For a yogurt that’s packed with protein and also has a decadent texture, Koff lists her top three choices and Stonyfield Organic Oikos takes first place.
Staying Satisfied with Small Snacks
Ever wonder what the key to successful dieting is? Editors at Family Circle have tips – including staying satisfied with small snacks throughout the day (February 2012). If you’re craving dessert, they suggest stirring together plain Oikos Greek Yogurt with pumpkin, and spices like cinnamon or nutmeg.
Healthy on-the-go Breakfast
Every Day with Rachel Ray
Need a healthy, on the go breakfast option? Editors at Every Day with Rachel Ray (December 2011) suggest giving Stonyfield Organic Oikos Drinkable Greek Yogurts a try! With 50 percent more protein than regular yogurt smoothies, these will keep you full for hours. When helping a busy young professional choose healthy grocery cart options in Minneapolis, our smoothies were quickly added to the cart.
Heaven on a Stick
According to Bonnie Tandy Leblang of the Supermarket Sampler, our chocolate dipped frozen yogurt bars taste like “heaven on a stick (December 2011). Leblang and co-columnist Carolyn Wyman write a syndicated news column all about their favorite foods – and their December column highlights what they think were the best and worst new food products of 2011. Our organic fro-yo bars took the second spot under “Bonnie’s Favorites.”
Stonyfield Frozen Novelties: Best of 2011
In a roundup of 2011 favorite products, popular nutrition and healthy-food expert, Lisa Lillen (aka Hungry Girl) suggests her top six products of the year (December 2011). Making a list of just six products that she highly recommends, Stonyfield Organic Oikos Frozen is suggested as a protein-packed, "super-creamy," healthy dessert option.
Consumers' Right to Know
San Francisco Chronicle
Stonyfield CE-Yo, Gary Hirshberg, and "Fast Food Nation" author, Eric Schlosser, recently co-wrote an opinion piece for the San Francisco Chronicle about consumers’ right to know what’s in their food –specifically urging labeling for genetically modified organism (November 22,2011). The article also mentions a consumer petition called "Just Label It" through which over 500,000 people have signed to urge the FDA to mandate genetically engineered food labeling nationally.
Three Squares a Day is so Yesterday
Stonyfield Senior Brand Director, Kristen Deshaies, was recently quoted in a USA TODAY article titled, "Three squares a day is so yesterday" (November 2011). According to Kristen, our yogurt fans may dig into a cup anytime during the day – not just at breakfast, the more traditional time. Kristen’s comments were part of a discussion about trends in consumer snacking habits
125 Best Packaged Food for Women
Women’s Health recently announced the "125 Best Packaged Foods for Women" for 2011 (October 2011). Our Organic Oikos Drinkable Lowfat Greek yogurt is a winner in the Dairy category. Like Greek yogurt, higher protein makes this thicker and creamier than a smoothie, plus "It has a third of your daily calcium covered, no spoon required."
Organic Oikos Super Fruits Greek Yogurt - A Healthy Snack!
Our Organic Oikos Super Fruits Greek Yogurt recently won a food award from Health magazine, taking the only yogurt spot in the "snack" category (October 2011). Editors say, "With as much protein as half a chicken breast, this fat-free, 130 calorie cup makes an incredible post-workout treat."
Organic Milk: Worth the price
Stonyfield organic milk was featured on the TODAY Show in a segment talking about "the seven foods worth splurging on at the store" (September 27, 2011). The TODAY Show’s diet and nutrition editor says that organic milk is definitely worth splurging for if you want to avoid the hormones, pesticides and antibiotics used in conventional milk production.
Top Five Healthy Yogurt Options
The September issue of Real Simple features "the top five healthy yogurt options" for families and kids who want less sugar (September 2011). Of five yogurts, Stonyfield took two categories – our peach super smoothie got "best drinkable" and our caramel Organic Oikos got "best dessert." One nine year old taste tester even said the smoothie had a "healthy mashed up peach taste."