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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 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