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Should you switch to full-fat dairy? Here’s what a dietitian says about impact on heart health, acne & more
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Should you switch to full-fat dairy? Here’s what a dietitian says about impact on heart health, acne & more

Welcome to Ask A Dietitian. It’s a series where Yahoo Canada digs into food trends and popular nutrition questions with registered dietitian Abbey Sharp. This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Contact a qualified medical professional before engaging in any physical activity, or […]

Why full-fat dairy was better for us all along
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Why full-fat dairy was better for us all along

So why has the full-fat myth lingered for so many years? As early as 2005, food writer and author Jennifer McLagan wrote a book entitled Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, which detailed both the then little-known nutritional benefits of animal fat and the culinary benefits it has to offer. “I thought I would […]

Why full-fat food could be the healthiest option
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Why full-fat food could be the healthiest option

Fat is back. At least, according to the Waitrose 2023 Food and Drink report. Low-fat dairy alternatives are one of the food and drink trends falling out of favour, with one-third of the 2,000 people they surveyed saying they’ve switched from eating a low-fat dairy product to a full-fat one. Since the ‘fat-free’ fad diet […]

The 10 Best Full-Fat Foods for Weight Loss
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The 10 Best Full-Fat Foods for Weight Loss

If weight loss is your goal, then the term “full-fat” might raise your eyebrows. Full-fat foods are often associated with indulgence, but what if we told you that embracing certain full-fat foods could be a game-changer on your journey to shedding those extra pounds? In this article, we chatted with Catherine Gervacio, RND, a registered […]

Are Low-Fat Dairy Products Really Healthier Than Full-Fat?
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Are Low-Fat Dairy Products Really Healthier Than Full-Fat?

Scan the dairy case of any grocery store, and you’ll find rows upon rows of products with varying levels of fat. Nonfat, low-fat, whole: What’s the healthiest option? If you consult the U.S. dietary guidelines or health authorities like the American Heart Association or the World Health Organization, the answer is clear: Choose a fat-free […]