Does Eating Greek Yoghurt Before Bed Help You Lose Weight?

Updated at: Jul 23, 2020
Does Eating Greek Yoghurt Before Bed Help You Lose Weight?

Do you know that yoghurt eaters also lost 81% more fat in the stomach area than non-yoghurt eaters?

Tavishi Dogra
Weight ManagementWritten by: Tavishi DograPublished at: Jul 23, 2020

Many foods contribute to reducing obesity. One such dairy product, i.e. greek yoghurt, is considered highly digestible, which helps in reducing obesity. Greek yoghurt contains vitamin B-2, B-12, potassium and magnesium, which are considered very beneficial for health. Greek yoghurt is not only useful in weight loss, but it is also helpful in strengthening bones, improving digestion, balancing cholesterol and high blood pressure control. Greek yoghurt is an outstanding source of calcium, which your body needs to make melatonin from the amino acid tryptophan. Hence, it is recommended to choose plain Greek yoghurt as it is rich in protein, especially casein, which has been shown to decrease hunger the next morning.

Greek Yoghurt for Weight Loss

Yoghurt, especially Greek yoghurt, is also rich in protein, particularly casein. Preliminary studies suggest that consuming casein protein at night may help reduce hunger the next morning. If greek yoghurt is your snack of choice, opt for plain and flavour it with unsweetened fruit, such as berries or peaches. 6 ounces plain Greek yoghurt + half cup blueberries: Having a low-calorie and healthy snack can help regulate blood sugar levels (before bed).

Protein-Packed Greek Yoghurt

If you are striving to build lean muscle and reap the results of regular bodyweight training, snacking on Greek Yoghurt can help to replenish and make your muscles, while you sleep (as well as prevent muscle loss). Throughout the typical 6 to 8 hours of sleep, your body lack of calories and nears a catabolic state. The protein found in Greek yoghurt acts as the building block, helping you to preserve and grow your muscle mass, (for lean muscle development) as well as replenishing your energy stores.

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Greek yoghurt nutrients

Greek yoghurt contains nutrients like protein, calcium, riboflavin, vitamin B, which is considered very good for digestion. Greek yoghurt is a dairy product made from milk. According to Ayurveda, the curd is more comfortable to digest than whey, whereas milk is not digestible than curd. Greek yoghurt contains a lot of pro-biotic ingredients which improves digestion. There is 80 mg of calcium in 100 grams of curd. Greek yoghurt is edible and helps in burning the fat of your body.

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Research on Greek Yoghurt

  • Many research has revealed that curd is also useful in reducing weight. Greek yoghurt contains calcium which accelerates the body's process of thermogenesis, which improves metabolism. The best way to use curd is not to use sugar at all. Many benefits of curd are destroyed due to the presence of sugar in it. Instead, it would be best if you used cumin powder in curd. At least one teaspoon of cumin powder should be consumed (by adding it to the curd) as it aids in weight loss. Your body's unnecessary fat is reduced. This recipe is considered very useful for weight loss. Therefore, include Greek yoghurt in your diet daily. 
  • According to researchers, obese adults who ate 3 servings of fat-free yoghurt per day as part of a reduced-calorie diet lost twenty-two per cent more weight and sixty-one per cent more body fat than those who cut calories and did not bone up on calcium.

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