Milk (whole, 2%, 1%, or skim)

milk ingredient labels

If I use milk I most always use whole milk.  Many years ago I would use low fat or skim milk.  Can’t say it kept me thin and I prefer whole milk with cereal.  I still eat cereal sometimes.  Can’t help it.  Fell in love with it as a kid.

Here’s something I bet most people don’t notice about 2%, 1% and skim milk.  The ingredients.  They have vitamin A added.  I have no idea where they get the vitamin A and my understanding is vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin so to me it would seem you need some fat to absorb it.

There are sometimes that a lighter milk is useful with cooking.  For example making instant chocolate pudding.  It actually tastes more chocolatey and what I’ve done since I don’t use skim milk is to use a combination of whole milk and water.  Want to know how much water I add? Read this  A lighter and lower calorie whole milk