There's a growing body of evidence challenging the notion that low-fat dairy is best. Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Full-Fat Paradox: Dairy Fat Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk
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Cottage cheese peaked in the early 1970s, when the average American ate about 5 pounds of it per year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. iStockphoto hide caption

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The Fall Of A Dairy Darling: How Cottage Cheese Got Eclipsed By Yogurt
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Eating some foods high in saturated fat is not necessarily going to increase your risk of heart disease, a study shows, contrary to the dietary science of the past 40 years. Cristian Baitg Schreiweis/iStockphoto hide caption

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A customer shops for milk at a Safeway in Livermore, Calif. Although it may seem counterintuitive, there's growing evidence that full-fat dairy is linked to reduced body weight. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The Full-Fat Paradox: Whole Milk May Keep Us Lean
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The recent yogurt boom of upstate New York has meant more jobs in places like the Chobani plant in South Edmeston, but it has not led to a bigger dairy herd in the state. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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New York's Dairy Farmers Squeezed By Greek Yogurt Boom
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European dairy farmers spray police officers with milk during a demonstration outside the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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