In a study published last year, a team of Boston-area researchers studied the eating habits of more than 18,000 women to better understand the relationship between high-fat diets and obesity.
The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, compared women who ate high-fat dairy with those who consumed dairy with reduced fat.
If you guessed that the high-fat consumers were more overweight you’re mistaken. In fact, women who ate higher fat dairy were less likely to put on weight than those who ate lower fat.
But this is just one study. So let’s also look at a survey of research study published in 2012. It surveyed 16 studies and came to the same conclusion. In 11 of those studies, people who ate less whole-fat dairy were more likely to be overweight.
The evidence that we need to be less worried about fat has been laid out in…
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