3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > Weight Loss News and Current Events

Weight Loss News and Current Events Discuss the latest weight loss news headlines and major events.

Whole fat milk for weight loss?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-15-2014, 09:04 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
yoyoma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: New England
Posts: 1,721

S/C/G: 180/ticker/139

Height: 5'6.5"

Question Whole fat milk for weight loss?

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/201...y-keep-us-lean

While I don't know whether this is a real effect or not, my one piece of anecdotal evidence is that my rail-thin daughter eats a bowl of ice cream each night. OTOH, when I was having full-fat cream in my coffee instead of NFPM, my weight loss stalled.

What are your experiences?
__________________
Hoping to earn the user name NoYoyoMa...


yoyoma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2014, 12:14 PM   #2
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 28

S/C/G: 142/138/125

Height: 5' 2.5"

Default

I've been reading the same kind of articles claiming that skim milk makes us fat, and I'm totally intrigued by it. I've been a skim milk drinker forever, but I use real cream in my coffee. I just don't have the courage to drink whole milk because of the difference in calories and fat. I've tried, but then I cave and buy skim again. I'm so afraid I'll gain weight. But I think I'm going to at least try drinking 2% milk instead of skim and see what happens with my weight. I tried the fat free half and half, but I just can't get over all the additives in it. I read the book called "The Fat Fallacy" by Will Clower and it makes a lot of sense. He says we should eat real cheese, use real cream and drink whole milk.....but in smaller portions. (That's the bummer part of the book.)
I wish there was some real hard evidence on this subject because the real thing does taste much better!
Miss Fitt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2014, 03:45 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
lin43's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,572

Default

I always eat whole-milk dairy, mainly because my husband will not touch anything reduced fat, and I don't feel like buying two different milks, ice-creams, etc. I don't know if it has made a difference, but I've maintained my weight for more than two years now.
__________________
Clothes Sizes (not lbs):
lin43 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2014, 06:00 PM   #4
Member
 
thisisart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: NYC
Posts: 37

S/C/G: 205/T/150

Height: 5'9"

Default

it's a super interesting story, and makes sense to me. I think that for now I will stick with low fat during my weight loss just to curb calorie intake, but when I reach my goal I will switch to whole dairy products and intuitive eating.
__________________

Last edited by thisisart : 03-01-2014 at 06:01 PM.
thisisart is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2014, 06:52 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 412

Default

I think the idea is that when we try and eliminate all fat out of our daily diet, one can end up consuming more calories in carbs because they're craving fat.
Kscott is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:22 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2