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Yoplait ® Smoothies made with Greek Yogurt delivers a delicious source of protein
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- We all know protein is an important nutrient. It is the building block for body cells and tissues. Protein helps build and maintain muscle and provides a source of energy. How do you include protein in your diet? Many nutritionists recommend choosing a protein-packed breakfast and refueling with protein snacks, and now, Yoplait ® Smoothie with 10 grams of protein is here to help1. Yoplait Smoothies made with Greek Yogurt, in Mixed Berry and Strawberry Banana Orange flavors, will hit grocery store freezers this July.
Yoplait Smoothies made with Greek yogurt are convenient options to include with breakfast or as a snack on the go, and they provide 35% Daily Value of vitamin C and 25% Daily Value of calcium. (Photo: General Mills (GIS))
For consumers trying to get more protein in their diets, its not always easy to find an on-the-go protein breakfast item or snack that tastes great, says Maija Aittola, Yoplait Smoothie Marketing Manager. Not only are Yoplait Smoothies made with Greek Yogurt easy to make and take, but each smoothie provides 10 grams of protein when prepared with milk and are sweetened with all natural Stevia.
Yoplait Smoothies made with Greek Yogurt are more than just creamy and delicious: they also deliver as much protein as one large egg2. Yoplait Smoothies made with Greek yogurt are convenient options to include with breakfast or as a snack on the go, and they provide 35% Daily Value of vitamin C and 25% Daily Value of calcium.
No matter how busy life gets, you can always fit body-fueling protein into your schedule. Try Yoplait Smoothies made with Greek yogurt in both flavors: Mixed Berry and Strawberry Banana Orange. Each 4.5 oz. freezer package contains frozen fruit, fruit juice and real Yoplait Greek yogurt and makes one 12 oz. serving. Just add 3/4 cup of skim milk and blend. MSRP $2.99.
About General Mills
General Mills is one of the worlds leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries. Its consumer brands include Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Progresso and Old El Paso. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 net sales of US$16.7 billion. Visit www.generalmills.com.
1 As prepared with milk
2 One prepared serving Yoplait Smoothie with Greek yogurt provides 10g protein; One large egg (50g) provides 6g protein. Source: National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 24
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Source: General MillsCopyright Business Wire 2012