The following foods, which in addition to containing large amounts of heart unhealthy saturated and trans-fats, are extremely high in calories. These foods are to be avoided both for health reasons and because they will quickly sabotage any effort to lose or maintain weight. This, then, is a list of forbidden foods.
The objective of the informant to create for the general public a more acute awareness of the quality of foodstuffs that constitute any portion of their daily diet.
It is obvious, even to the casual observer, that the foregoing foods are both unhealthy and a prevalent cause of obesity,
Milk in your diet
Milk beneficially provides calcium for growing bones in children and adolescents. Skim milk is the most heart-healthy because most of the triglycerides and saturated fat has been removed. Milk does, however, contain significant amounts of the disaccharide lactose, which when broken down in the small intestine, the galactose and glucose components are absorbed and are the source of milk's calories.
The following table will demonstrate that large amounts of ingested milk is not commensurate with successful dieting or maintenance of weight loss.