Low-fat Milk, It Doesn't Do a Body Good
Harvard expert argues reduced-fat milk is contributing to obesity.
Ladies and gentlemen, we have been fooled.
Humans have evolved thinking low-fat milk can keep extra pounds off and is a healthy way of life.
It turns out, reduced-fat milk is high in sugar and may be contributing to obesity.
That is what David Ludwing, MD, a Harvard professor of pediatrics argues in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics.
One cup of 2 percent milk contains 12.3 grams of sugar, that's more than a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup and almost as much as a chocolate chip cookie, according to the article.
One milk serving a day would put a child over the sugar intake limit, two cups for women, and three cups would top a man’s limit.
Will you stop drinking low-fat milk?
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