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1% MILK A GOOD COMPROMISE BETWEEN SKIM AND 2%

Anyone not in a cave for the past decade knows that low-fat milk is the way to reduce fat in the diet without losing the benefit of calcium. But drinking 2 percent milk may not go far enough to reduce butterfat: The reality is that type of milk is still 38 percent of calories from fat.

If you can't get used to drinking skim milk, then 1 percent milk is a good choice, according to many nutritionists.