1% Lowfat Milk
Support local sustainably with Maola 1% Lowfat Milk. Every purchase supports sustainable farming in the mid-Atlantic, and with 8g of protein per glass and only half the amount of fat as our 2% Reduced Fat Milk, what’s not to feel good about it?
Serving size = 1 cup (240mL) | % Daily Value
Total Fat - 2.5g
Total Carb. - 12g
Protein - 8g
Calcium - 300mg
Lowfat Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D3
Frequently Asked Questions
What Does The 1% Mean In Milk?
As the name implies, 1% milk is reduced-fat milk, but this percentage refers to the fat content of the milk. 1% means that the milk contains approximately 1% milk fat by weight.
1% milk is a low-fat milk, but it still contains 13 vital nutrients for health, such as protein, carbohydrates, calcium, potassium, and vitamin D.
What is the Difference Between 1% and 2% Milk?
The main difference between 1% and 2% milk lies in the fat content. 1% milk refers to milk that contains around 1% milk fat by weight. This reduced fat content gives 1% milk a lighter consistency and less caloric density. 2% milk, on the other hand, contains 2% milk fat by weight. It’s creamer and richer in taste and texture.
While the two types of milk differ slightly in taste, texture, and caloric density, both 1% and 2% milk are considered low-fat milk options. They are both naturally gluten-free, and an excellent source of calcium, protein, riboflavin, and essential minerals like phosphorus and potassium. Most people make their choice between the two based on either dietary needs or personal taste preferences.
What is the Difference Between 1% and Whole Milk?
The main difference between 1% and whole milk, or full-fat milk, lies in the fat content. 1% milk contains about 1% milk fat by weight, whereas whole milk contains about 3.25% milk fat by weight. 1% milk generally has a lighter consistency, and is an excellent choice for those who want to reduce their fat intake while still getting the essential vitamins and minerals found in milk.
Whole milk is called such because it’s unaltered compared to other types of milk, having no fat removed during processing. Whole milk has a richer and creamer taste than 1% milk, and is more calorically dense. The fat gives a fuller and more satisfying flavor, which makes it a great option for cooking and baking.
Is 1% Milk Healthy?
Yes, 1% milk can be a healthy choice for many, depending on their health goals and individual dietary needs. 1% milk contains 13 essential nutrients, including calcium, protein, vitamin D, and vitamin B12, which are important for healthy bones, teeth, and muscles.
1% also has a lower fat content than 2% or whole milk, so those aiming to manage their fat intake for either disease management or weight management may prefer this type of milk for that reason. Of course, it’s always important to consult a dietician before making this choice.