Nutritional Facts: Should you Consider Curd or Frozen Yogurt?

We debate whether you should consider Curd or Frozen Yogurt? The common confusion: What’s the difference between Curd and Frozen Yogurt? Curd and Yogurt both are often considered the same. Both are milk products but are different in many ways. The main difference between Curd and Frozen Yogurt are the ways in which they are produced.

Curd is a product made by clotting milk with edible acids such as lemon juice or vinegar. Frozen Yogurt is a product formed by bacterial fermentation of milk using yogurt cultures.


Creamy, delicious, and tangy Curd is one of the healthiest food. In India, consuming sweet curd before any important event such as an exam or interview is considered auspicious. Moreover, Curd is a comfort food due to Curd’s cooling, nutritious and lightweight characteristics. Curd has numerous health benefits such as it is a good source of calcium and protein.

Consuming curd regularly helps improve the digestive system, boosts immunity, helps lose weight, healthier skin and hair, and strengthens bones and teeth.

Curd can be consumed with salt or sugar or even eaten bland (un-flavored). Curd is mostly served with parathas, salads or used as a topping in desserts.

Frozen Yogurt

Curd has been a healthy food for many years because it is rich in calcium and proteins. But what about Frozen Yogurt?

Frozen Yogurt is a sweet mixture of milk, sugar, yogurt cultures and natural or artificial flavors. Frozen yogurt is high in sugar, and contains lots of calories ranging from 180 to 460 compared to Curd, which has 75 calories. Frozen Yogurt contains excess saturated fats, lesser calcium, and lesser magnesium compared to curd. A single cup of Frozen Yogurt adds up belly fat quickly.

Looking for good nutrition? Curd is a better choice compared to Frozen Yogurt.