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When it comes to pouring a tablespoon or two of the white stuff in your daily brew, it probably doesn't make much of a difference, as the amount is nominal. However, if it's more than that, as in a bowl of cereal or a glass with your breakfast, it may be worth considering the lower fat options.
While the calories only drop by 20 per milk variety, the fat content is fairly significant across the board. Whole milk has the most at 8 grams per cup. The reduced fat option fares better at 5 grams, while the low-fat choice cuts it in half. And as you may have guessed from the obvious, the nonfat version offers the least amount with a big, fat zero in the fat column. As for the rest of the comparison, carbs and protein stay the same, and the sugar levels are nearly consistent across the grid. No matter which one you choose, your body will benefit from the high levels of potassium, calcium, and vitamin D. Now that's something I'll drink to. So the next time you belly up to the dairy section, consider which milk will keep that, ahem, belly a bit trimmer. Cheers!