Harvard Heart Letter

Ask the doctor: What's the skinny on fat-free half-and-half?

Ask the doctor

What's the skinny on fat-free half-and-half?

Q. Is fat-free half-and-half good for you?

A. Sure, in the same way that diet soda is good for you "" because of what you are not having. But it's not good for you in the way that fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are.

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