Now that Time magazine had debunked the dangers of saturated fat and dietary cholesterol,
I’m hopeful that more people will be open to abandoning low-fat diet that has accelerated
heart disease and cancer epidemic. At the same time, since we had been taught to
cut back on dietary fat for the longest time, I’m fully aware that some people are
Dairy products are very popular in this country, and this is one particular area
where I see most people still choosing low-fat varieties. In many cases, it is harder
to find dairy products, such as yogurt, that are made with whole milk compared to
So what happens when you eat or drink reduced fat dairy products? Here’s what Sally
Fallon had to say about skim and reduced-fat milk in her book, Nourishing Tradition.
“Powdered skim milk is added to the most popular varieties of commercial milk—one-percent
and two-percent milk. Commercial dehydration methods oxidize cholesterol in powdered
milk, rendering it harmful to the arteries.”
Damaged arteries from oxidized cholesterol can lead to heart disease. In other words,
we have been damaging our heart by consuming reduced-fat dairy. Who knew!
So please stop buying reduced-fat dairy, and enjoy products made with whole milk