10. Low-fat milk and non-fat yogurt
‘You’re crazy!’ said one of my patients when I told her to switch to full-fat dairy products. She wasn’t ready yet to give up milk.
Contrary to popular belief, full-fat dairy products could:
Reduce the risks of diabetes
Decrease the likelihood of gaining excess weight
According to Mark Deboer, a pediatrician at the University of Virginia, ‘it appears that children who have a higher intake of whole milk or 2 percent milk gain less weight over time compared with kids who consume skim or nonfat dairy product’.