For years now, a number of health professionals and mainstream media have been shaping the minds of the rest of the population to choose low-fat dairy products over whole-fat varieties. While the debate over this matter is still on going, it is best if we can explore and be aware of both sides of this issue so that we can make better-informed decisions.
Let’s start by knowing the difference between low-fat and whole-fat. Aside from the fat content, these two are also different when it comes to composition. That is, there are certain components that can only be found in whole-fat dairy products and not in low-fat products. One of which would be conjugated linoleic acid, which is a fatty acid that gives a number of great health benefits.Continue Reading →