General Mills adds antioxidants to probiotic yogurt

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Yoplait owner General Mills has added the antioxidants, vitamin A and vitamin E, to its YoPlus and YoPlus Light functional probiotic yogurts.

The reformulation means the vitamins will be present in the product at levels of 20 percent of the recommended daily allowance (RDA).The products already is fortified with vitamin D and calcium at 20 percent. It also contains prebiotic fibres.

"YoPlus already serves as a way to help promote digestive health and support bone health. With the benefit of antioxidant vitamins A and E, it is truly the yogurt that gives you more,"​ said Christina Meyer-Jax, MS, RD and nutrition communicator with the General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition.