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Yogurt, like most dairy products now, contains a various amounts of fat. There is non-fat (0% fat), low-fat (usually 2% fat) and plain or whole milk yogurt (4% fat).
Yogurt is made by fermenting a milk with bacteria (a lactobacillus and a streptococcus species). These bacteria are happy to oblige in helping make the yogurt and are not dangerous to humans - in fact, it can aid with digestion.
4 ounces whole milk yogurt = 68 calories, 4 fat, 2g sat fat, <1g mono fat, 4g protein, 5g carbohydrates, 52mg sodium, 15mg cholesterol
4 ounces low-fat yogurt = 71 calories, 4g fat, 1g sat fat, <1g mono fat, 6g protein, 8g carbohydrates, 80mg sodium, 7mg cholesterol
4 ounces non-fat yogurt = 63 calories, 0g fat, 0g sat fat, 0g mono fat, 6g protein, 9g carbohydrates, 86mg sodium, 2mg cholesterol