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Doctor insights on: Which Has More Fat Whole Milk Vs Low Fat Milk

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When can my child switch from whole milk to low fat milk?

When can my child switch from whole milk to low fat milk?

No sooner than 2: The rapidly growing infant brain uses fat in it's diet to provide the building blocks of that process. Look up brains in a diet book & you will cee the high fat/cholesterol content.The body uses fat & cholesterol to provide the insulation around the nerves. I kid never needs to go low fat.If they get heavy it's because of all the juices & other processed sugars,Low fat to early=developmental delay ...Read more

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Is low-fat milk any healthier than whole milk for an adult?

Is low-fat milk any healthier than whole milk for an adult?

Not any healthier: Most studies show that lactose intake for adults is not advisable. The amount of fat and the type of fat found in animal milk is more likely to cause harm than good. Perhaps it is safe in very small amounts but otherwise it's best avoided. ...Read more

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Is there any health benefits of drinking whole milk over low fat milk?

Is there any health benefits of drinking whole milk over low fat milk?

Good fat is: good for health. Low fat is not. If you can get 2% fat milk that is healthy and tastes best. We want to avoid transfats in prepared foods. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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1yr old whole milk then low fat milk for few wks & started straining&crying to poopBack on formula day 4 w/out straining. Keep on formula? So expensi

1yr old  whole milk then low fat milk for few wks & started straining&crying to poopBack on formula day 4 w/out straining. Keep on formula? So expensi

No need: At one year, babies can drink whole milk. Usually we recommend whole milk until at least age 2 before switching to low fat milk, and wait until 3 year of age before giving non-fat milk if you want to do so. Constipation is from the food she eats , not just the milk. Here is an article on constipation. Hope it helps. https://www.evernote.com/l/AAXQCXDZyKJItIXAUeHL9MV5i3DxPh8ERXw ...Read more

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As doctor have say low fat diet is not healthy does that mean i replace low fat milk with whole milk and eat butter and whole fat cheese?

As doctor have say low fat diet is not healthy does that mean i replace low fat milk with whole milk and eat butter and whole fat cheese?

Low Fat Diet: No i think your doctor did not mean to consume fatty foods but to eat a balanced diet, not one specifically trying to eliminate fats as some fats, like omega-3's are essential fatty acids and quite beneficial to consume. Focus on a plant based diet and learn more about the mediterranean diet as it is regarded as one of most balanced, healthy diets that limits many diseases from developing. ...Read more

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Low fat milk not good , is that true ?

Low fat milk not good , is that true ?

No, it's good: Although it depends what you mean by "good", low fat milk is a healthier option than vitamin d milk (or whole milk). And it tastes good (in my opinion) as well. ...Read more

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What are the differences of low fat milks?

What are the differences of low fat milks?

Calories: Non fat milk = 91 calories per cup. Low fat mild = 102 calories per cup. Whole milk = 146 calories per cup. ...Read more

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Can I give low-fat milk to a one-year old?

Can I give low-fat milk to a one-year old?

I never would: The first 2 years are critical in brain formation and fat and cholesterol are necessary building blocks for brain formation. Failure to have enough access to these in the diet can cause impaired brain development. I never recommend a low fat diet or milk product until after age 2. ...Read more

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Please help me with the differences we read on various low fat milks?

Please help me with the differences we read on various low fat milks?

Calories: Non fat milk = 91 calories per cup. Low fat mild = 102 calories per cup. Whole milk = 146 calories per cup. ...Read more

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Why does my 13 month old get sick from regular milks but likes low fat dry milk?

Why does my 13 month old get sick from regular milks but likes low fat dry milk?

Processing: Regular milk may have more hormones and pesticides in it. Powdered milk is processed differently ad clearly she processes it differently as well. I am not a big fan of milk in general and would suggest trying other milks like almond, rice, and coconut so you have more options. ...Read more

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Does processed low-fat milk that has carbs also?

Does processed low-fat milk that has carbs also?

Milk: contains carbohydrates - even if processed or low fat. ...Read more

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Is it true that low fat yogurt and porridge with low fat milk is a healthy breakfast?

Is it true that low fat yogurt and porridge with low fat milk is a healthy breakfast?

Sounds good.: You may want to mix some fruits in with those, but the items you listed sound like a very healthy start. ...Read more

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I have reflux esophagitis.. Is low fat milk good for me in the morning or no?

I have reflux esophagitis.. Is low fat milk good for me in the morning or no?

okay: Low fat mild is neither good nor bad. Any food (even water) will stimulate gastric acid secretion and relaxation of your lower esophageal sphincter. Remaining in an upright posture after eating is key to improvement. Antacids or med to reduce acid production are cornerstones of therapy. Keeping the head of your bed elevated helps too. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best milk for you that contains less sugar and is low fat?

Can any doc tell me what's the best milk for you that contains less sugar and is low fat?

See below.: First, fat is not all bad. The type of fat matters. Therefore, no cow's milk at all. Not good for you or necessary for any type of good health. If you must drink another animal's milk, try goat's milk. Best type of milk is milk from nuts such as cashew or almond. Coconut based milk is also good but higher in fat (although the good fat). ...Read more

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Hi my baby has 2 years 4 months drink four or five glass of milk %2 low fat I don't know if it's normal and safe please let me know thanks?

Hi my baby has 2 years  4 months drink four or five glass of milk %2 low fat I don't know if it's normal and safe please let me know thanks?

Not Healthy: You need to cut down the milk to 16 ounces per day, a maximum would be 24 ounces. The baby needs to have a balanced diet with the right nutrients to grow properly. In addition, drinking this much milk can make the child have anemia (low rbc). Also, please be careful not to replace the milk with juices. ...Read more

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Is cheerios low fat milk and blueberries a good breakfast for type 2 diabetics?

Is cheerios low fat milk and blueberries a good breakfast for type 2 diabetics?

Yes: As long as its not a mixing bowl and your not eating several cups of blue berries. Even fruit has sugar and too much of anything is not good. But in general this sounds like a fine breakfast. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Is it healthy to drink 6 glasses of skim/low fat milk every day? Because i'm trying to gain weight. By the way i'm not lactose intolerant.

Is it healthy to drink 6 glasses of skim/low fat milk every day? Because i'm trying to gain weight. By the way i'm not lactose intolerant.

Not bad but...: 8oz of skim milk have 80 calories in them, so 6 glasses a day would be 480 from the milk alone. Depending on how much & what else you eat, this may be more than you want. Otherwise, it's not a problem. ...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