Low-fat dairy contains all the nutrients found in full-fat dairy except for the fat! When fat is reduced or completely removed from milk, Laban/yoghurt, labneh and cheese, the essential nutrients such as calcium, phosphorous, proteins, vitamin A and B-vitamins in these products remains the same, only fat content is affected.
In fact, it’s beneficial for heart health and overall health to choose low fat or skimmed milk and dairy. Why? Because the type of fat in full-fat dairy is saturated fat “unhealthy fat” which can increase LDL “bad” cholesterol in the blood.
Not only that, low-fat dairy contains fewer calories and thus helps maintain a healthy body weight.