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29 April 2011

Low fat won't shed the kilos

Kids who swap out regular dairy products for low-fat forms consume less saturated fat but don't seem to lose weight, according to Australian researchers.

Kids who swap out regular dairy products for low-fat forms consume less saturated fat but don't seem to lose weight, according to Australian researchers.

Still, there might be other benefits to cutting back on saturated fat, said Dr Frank Franklin, a retired professor of nutrition and paediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, who was not involved in the study.

 
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