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05 Dec 2005

Calcium in milk
I am having this argument with my wife. I think that we should only consume fat free / skim milk because I believe we get our calcium intake from other foods. My wife thinks we should drink 2% / low fat milk as we need the calcium intake. Waht do you suggest?
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Healthy Bones
Healthy Bones

01 Jan 0001

Dear HK
Fat free and 2% low fat milk contain as much and even a little more calcium than full cream milk ( fat dilutes the calcium content). The other interesting fact is that full cream milk only contains about 4-6% of cream.
I think you should compromise and use 2% milk! It does taste a little better than skim.
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