Food Fraud: 2% Milk

Two percent milk sounds healthier than “whole” milk. But it still has more than half the saturated fat of whole milk. Here’s what’s in a cup of milk:

Whole Milk (3.25%) = 150 cal., 8g fat, 5g sat. fat
Reduced-fat (2%) = 130 cal., 5g fat, 3g sat. fat
Skim (nonfat) = 80 cal., 0g fat, 0g sat. fat

Food Fix: If you like whole milk, blend it with 2% for a while, then 1%, then skim, until you get used to the taste of nonfat milk.

*See other posts about Food Fraud here to find other dishes that are fooling you

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