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Dairy: full-fat vs reduced-fat

It’s easy to get hung up on fat content when it comes to dairy products, especially if you’re watching your calories. So which is best for your health and your waistline: full-fat or reduced-fat?

In the past couple of decades fat has been marketed as both a villain and a hero, but its recent reputation boost has created some confusion for consumers. So, as far as dairy products go, is whole (full-fat) better for you than its skim (reduced-fat) counterpart?

Is it healthier to consume full-fat with the extra calories or stick to low-fat versions, which may potentially be higher in sugars and more processed? We take a look at some of the things to look out for when deciding whether

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