Many people on a diet will cut down on dairy products in their grocery list. This is a shame, as most people, particularly women, need to eat dairy products for their health. Calcium is essential for bone strength and calcium intake is not sufficient for women.
Some research has shown that dairy products can help you lose weight. You can lose body fat even if your calcium intake from dairy products is increased. Lowering your calorie intake will help you lose weight faster.
Dairy products are a great choice if you’re looking for delicious and low-fat food options. These are excellent sources of calcium, and dairy products should be a regular part of your diet. You should be cautious about products high in fat.
Look for skim or one percent low-fat milk when you shop at a grocery store. Two percent milk may seem low in fat, but it isn’t. Some people are surprised to learn that skim and one percent milk contain a little more calcium per cup than whole milk.
Some people don’t like skimmilk. I am one of those people. It tastes almost like water to me. Buttermilk is thicker than skim milk and is a great alternative. Buttermilk doesn’t contain butter and can be found in low-fat and fat-free versions.
You can also have cottage cheese and yogurt if you don’t want milk. Creamed cottage cheese is four percent fat, and it doesn’t even contain any cream. It is made from whole milk. Many consumers find the name confusing and misleading.
Low fat cheese is another option if you don’t enjoy cottage cheese or yogurt. You can find the label information on low fat cheeses. They will say whether they are part-skim, reduced fat, or fat fre