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Doctor insights on: Fat Free Milk

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Which is better for you 2% reduced or fat free milk?

Which is better for you 2% reduced or fat free milk?

Both: This question has no answer for someone who is an otherwise healthy young male. In reality physicians are much more concerned with sugar content than fat content when it comes to milk. But, the dairy industry has marketed these products so effectively that one would not even know that milk was a high sugar food. If you have no health conditions or diabetes concerns then either product is fine. ...Read more

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Is fat free milk bad for you? What about cholesterol?

Is fat free milk bad for you? What about cholesterol?

Not bad for adults: Most people get enough (and too much) fat and cholesterol in their diet.
Cholesterol is a vital component for many hormones and structural components for cells.
It is the state of too much cholesterol or elevation of the wrong subtypes of cholesterol which can cause deposition into the blood vessel walls (atherosclerosis). ...Read more

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I was wondering is fat free milk high in oxidized cholesterol?

Fat free milk: Some fat free milk has skim milk solids added to help colorized the product. Oxidized cholesterol may be high in these products. The jury remains out in deciding what levels are problematic and whether oxidized cholesterol in humans is a problem. ...Read more

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I drank fat free milk is is that a good sourse of good fat?

I drank fat free milk is is that a good sourse of good fat?

No: No, fat free milk does not contain any fat. Some examples of sources of good fat are nuts, seeds, avocados, fish, and olive oil. ...Read more

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Instead of using fat free milk, can I used lactaid milk? Are they similar?

Instead of using fat free milk, can I used lactaid milk? Are they similar?

Could be.: The issue with lactose intolerance is with the sugar in the milk, not with the fat so far free milk and lactaid milk are not the same in that regard. ...Read more

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I am planning to loose wait. Will eating oats with fat free milk and jaggery increase weight?

Weight loss: Jaggery has about 385 calories per cup and is filled with carbs from sugar. I am puzzled why you would include it in a diet to lose weight. Eating oats with fat free milk in moderation may be a part of healthy diet. However, it would be important that you do not limit yourself to these foods on a diet as that would not be balanced. ...Read more

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Does fat free milk make GERD better?

Does fat free milk make GERD better?

It could: Fat may increase gerd symptoms so it may help. ...Read more

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I been giving my 1 year old fat free milk what milk shold be better whole milk or fat free. What's more nutritonal.

Regular milk: The neurons (cells) of your kids brain uses cholesterol from their diet to form the insulation around brain connections. Too little cholesterol can lead to developmental delay. Concentrate on a balanced diet with a wide range of nutritious foods. The low fat idea was wrong when they started pushing it 50 years ago and its wrong now. ...Read more

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Why is the amount of vitamin a and d diminished in low fat milk and fat free milk?

Why is the amount of vitamin a and d diminished in low fat milk and fat free milk?

Fat soluble: Those, as well as other vitamins, dissolve in fat. If you lower the amount of fat in milk, you lower the amount of fat soluble vitamins as well. Additional vitamins can be added to counteract this, ie. Fortified. ...Read more

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One handful sunflower seeds, one handful of almonds, one egg cooked by itself, and 1 cup fat free milk a healthy breakfast?

One handful sunflower seeds, one handful of almonds, one egg cooked by itself, and 1 cup fat free milk a healthy breakfast?

Sounds really good.: Granted some nuts are salted, which wouldn't go well with your high blood pressure history, but in what you mentioned you have protein, healthy fats and complex carbohydrates for sustained energy. Sounds good to me. ...Read more

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Which one is healthy reduce fat, fat free or regular milk?

Which one is healthy reduce fat, fat free or regular milk?

MIlk Calories: How about if I surprise you and say in reality the real worry for milk is the large amount of sugar, regardless of the fat content? Remember the secret to our obesity epidemic is not about the fats we eat (in general) but about the large amounts of sugars in our diet. ...Read more

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Why is vitamin a put into fat-free and low-fat milk?

Why is vitamin a put into fat-free and low-fat milk?

For Replacement: When milk is converted from whole milk to fat-free (skim) or low-fat milk, much of the vitamin a is removed as it is dissolved within the milk fat portion. Vitamin a is replaced as it is important for good vision, immune function, and is has other health benefits. ...Read more

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Is non fat milk lactose free?

Is non fat milk lactose free?

No: Non-fat milk is fat free. Still contains lactose. ...Read more

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Which type of milk should a 13 year old healthy male be drinking? (ex. Fat free, whole, 1%)

Fat Free milk: People over age 3 years can drink fat free milk to decrease the daily intake of animal fat. The usual american diet has plenty of animal fat without getting more animal fat from cow milk, so fat free milk helps prevent us from getting too much animal fat. A person who eats very little fat, especially if very little animal fat, is fine to drink whole milk because his daily animal fat intake is low. ...Read more

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Dr. My gyn said avoid milk since you have large fibroids, which milk did he mean in a good way? Oganic, fat free, or 2%?

Dr. My gyn said avoid milk since you have large fibroids, which milk did he mean in a good way? Oganic, fat free, or 2%?

No evidence.: Not sure there is any good evidence to make a solid recommendation like this. You will have to ask the gyn what they meant. ...Read more

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Every time I drink milk I urinate a lot. I don't drink it every day, the milk I drink is normal (no skim milk, 2%, fat free, etc)is there any reason?

Every time I drink milk I urinate a lot. I don't drink it every day, the milk I drink is normal (no skim milk, 2%, fat free, etc)is there any reason?

Milk & Lactose: Milk is one of the products that have significant amounts of sugar in it. If you have a sugar problem, milk will make it worse. Elevated or high sugars lead to more urination. ...Read more

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Is milk products bad for diverticulitis every night like sugar free, less fat ice cream in vanilla.

Is milk products bad for diverticulitis every night like sugar free, less fat ice cream in vanilla.

No: It is thought that foods that have small seeds or pieces, like peanuts or tomato seeds, can cause diverticulosis flare-ups. There is nothing wrong with ice cream, though ...Read more

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Is milk products bad for diverticulitis every night like sugar free ice cream and less fat in vanilla.

Is milk products bad for diverticulitis every night like sugar free ice cream and less fat in vanilla.

Maybe ok: It really depends on whether or not eating these causes the pain to get worse. If not, then they're ok. Make sure you have a follow up colonoscopy 6-12 weeks after the the diverticulitis gets better. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is fruit and veg fat free?

Not all.: Not all fruits and vegetables are fat free. ...Read more

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Is fat free pringles okay to eat?

Is fat free pringles okay to eat?

It would be: Healthier to eat foods that aren't processed and to limit starch and salt intake. ...Read more

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Are fat free pringles okay to eat?

Olestra: Fat-free pringles contain Olestra, a fat substitute which in large quantities can lead to abdominal cramps, diarrhea and malabsorption of some vitamins. Taken every once in a while, they are better than regular potato chips, but I wouldn't eat them every day. ...Read more

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If I eat mostly fat free foods, will I lose weight and get into shape?

If I eat mostly fat free foods, will I lose weight and get into shape?

Not necessarily: Please note that fat free is not calorie free. Many fat free foods have high carbohydrates. You can still get a lot calories from fat free foods. Look for calories not just fat content. ...Read more

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Help please! Is eating fat free frozen yogurt okay to eat when trying to lose weight?

Help please! Is eating fat free frozen yogurt okay to eat when trying to lose weight?

Must count calories: While it's great that it is fat free, it still has calories, and the amount of calories contained varies from type to type and different flavors. Every product has to tell you how many calories it has per serving and what size a serving is. Use this information to decide how it fits into the calorie count for your particular needs and desired weight loss. To lose weight, you must decrease calories. ...Read more

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Are those "fat free" salad dressings bought in the store really fat free? Which salad dressings are really fat free? I like ranch and zesty italian.

Are those "fat free" salad dressings bought in the store really fat free? Which salad dressings are really fat free? I like ranch and zesty italian.

Avoid Fat Free: Yes. If they label this then there are laws. But, remember this is the worst products to buy in stores. Fat is not the cause of the obesity epidemic we have. Sugar is the demon. Fat free products are often stuffed full of sugars, especially concentrated fructose corn syrup. This one product is the biggest cause of our failure to really lose weight with dieting and a cause of the diabetes epidemi. ...Read more

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