“But without having the protective fat content for stabilising our blood sugar, this may lead to weight gain.”
She added: “Full-fat leaves us feeling fuller longer and, if it has fewer added sugars, is usually the better option.”
Low-fat foods often include high carbohydrates and registered dietitian Courtney Schuchmann, noted that eating low-fat, high-carb foods can increase a person’s triglycerides (type of fat found in the blood).
“[This] is no better than eating a high-fat diet,” she wrote for UChicago Medicine.
“Whether you choose a low-fat, high-fat, vegan or vegetarian diet, it’s important to get enough protein.