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

February 01, 2007

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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