Calories In Yogurt Covered Pretzels

Yogurt covered pretzels are healthy right? They may be just the perfect combination of sweet, salty and crunchy. But how many calories in yogurt covered pretzels are there? Lets see...

A 1.4 ounce serving size has approximately 200 calories in yogurt covered pretzels. Most packages indicate the serving size is 1.4 ounces. What else? Your yogurt covered pretzels also have 10 grams of fat, 79 mg of sodium, 30 grams of carbs, 19 grams of sugar, and 2 grams of protein. They have no fiber in them.

It should be noted that the yogurt in yogurt covered pretzels isn't really yogurt. A breakdown done by food scientists shows that the coating is really sugar, oil and food coloring.

This shows you that you cannot judge a book by its title. Yogurt covered pretzels sound healthy, but are anything but. They have zero protein, and are high in calories, fat, carbs and sugar. And they are void of virtually all nutrients, vitamins and minerals. You might as well be eating a candy bar or some chips. Better yet, a candy bar along with some chips.

So yogurt covered pretzels are not the healthiest snack out there. That doesn't mean you cant enjoy them ever again. Just make sure to indulge only on occasion.

Suzanne Somers

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