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Power Foods – Frozen Yogurt Pops

Yogurt popsicles are an enjoyable and healthy treat.

Eating yogurt and other cultured dairy products (fermented with “good” bacteria) regularly may decrease the risk for urinary tract infections by up to 80 percent. When selecting yogurt for your child, it is important to look for a statement on the packaging that says “contains live and active cultures.” Yogurt contains good bacteria, active cultures that help prevent certain infections and boost the body’s immune system. Yogurt is an effective way to keep your child’s digestive system in good working order.

Yogurt popsicles are an enjoyable and healthy treat. The freezing process does not kill a significant amount of the active cultures in yogurt. In fact, during the freezing process the cultures go into a dormant state but, when eaten and returned to a warm temperature within the body, they again become active and are capable of providing all the benefits of cultures in a refrigerated yogurt product.

Recipe:
• 1 8-oz. container of flavored yogurt w/ live & active cultures
• Mix to make smooth
• Pour into paper cups
• Cover with plastic wrap
• Cut hole
• Insert popsicle stick

Freeze until solid.

This recipe is brought to you buy Norton Children’s Hospital Urology Specialists.

 

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