Labneh is yogurt that has been strained to remove its whey, resulting in a thicker consistency like cream cheese, while preserving yogurt’s distinctive, sour taste.
The benefit to eating Labneh over other cheeses is that it is typically lower in calories. Two tablespoons of Labneh will only have about 40 calories. Additionally, it contains probiotics or good bacteria, which have numerous health benefits like aiding the immune system or helping with gastrointestinal problems. Labneh is also an excellent source of protein, casein, whey, beneficial fats, carbohydrates, as well as vitamins and minerals (B12, Calcium, Phosphorus and Riboflavin.)
Eat Labneh like cream cheese; this healthy spread is great on bread, bagels, pita, or crackers.