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Welcome to, the official resource for yogurt information. The National Yogurt Association (NYA) has created this site to help you understand the many health attributes of yogurt and to learn why it's so important to choose yogurt that contains live and active cultures.

Look for the Seal

To help you identify yogurt that contains live and active cultures, the NYA developed the Live & Active Cultures seal. Look for it on the yogurt products you buy to make sure you're getting the most from your yogurt.

Know Your Yogurt

People around the world have long recognized yogurt's taste appeal and healthful properties. Today, yogurt's popularity as a nutritious and delicious snack or part of a meal has propelled annual sales to nearly $7 billion in the USA. Click here for more information on the benefits of yogurt.

Health Update

Learn how yogurt may help boost the immune system and read about important studies on yogurt's health attributes. Make sure you and your family receives enough calcium by using our easy calcium guidelines chart. Find out why yogurt is such a good source of protein and how nutrient-dense yogurt can play a beneficial role in the diet during every stage of life.

Kids' Nutrition

Worried about whether your kids are getting enough calcium? Have a picky eater? Our resident parenting expert Dr. William Sears answers some of the most frequently asked questions about children's health and nutrition. Give your kids a head start in the morning with Dr. Sears' favorite brainy breakfasts and end the day with our tips for stress-less meals.

Live & Active Culture Yogurt

What exactly are live and active cultures and what can they do for you? Learn about the different types of yogurt available today, and find out the facts about live and active culture yogurt - especially when it comes to health.

Experts' Corner

Renowned family nutrition and parenting expert Dr. William Sears, Internist and women's health expert Dr. Michele Cyr, Tufts University Researcher Simin Meydani, Ph.D., and Registered Dietitian Jodie Shield, offer expert advice on nutrition for kids, women and the whole family.

Industry & Resources

Interested in becoming a member of the National Yogurt Association? Click here to learn more about the NYA's mission, benefits of membership, and membership listing, plus the latest industry news.


This Web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not associated with any particular yogurt product. Click here to learn more about the National Yogurt Association.