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What's wrong with "full-fat"??


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What's wrong with "full-fat"??

koreankorean | Jun 25, 2007 03:23 PM

I was reading somethings and became curious, what's wrong with "fat"? Why is everything non-fat or low-fat these days? I went to the supermarket the other day and 90% of the yogurt there was non-fat or low-fat and only a few were full-fat. Even most baked goods are low-fat, etc. I know I sound really ignorant.. but is "fat" really that bad?? Would drinking full-fat milk instead of low-fat milk really kill me faster? Obviously if your health condition requires low-fat diet, it's a must. But the overwhelming prevalence of the non-fat items in the market really puzzles me. It seems disproportional to the actual number of people who are affected by fat-related health conditions.. As long as one is not consuming pork belly every night and always eats in moderation even when eating pork belly, there shouldn't be a big problem, or am I just kidding myself? If not health-related, is it because we live in a diet-culture? Is consuming full-fat milk a sure way to be obese??

Please enlighten me. I know some people say non-fat tastes just like full-fat or even better, but I'm yet to find this to be true and I'm irked every time I go to the market and have to squint and search to find full-fat products.. Maybe I missed some important study on the horrors of fat.. if so please tell me..

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