The Healthiest Dairy Foods for Weight Loss

2% milk

People may often assume that they can't have milk when they're trying to lose weight, often because it contains fat and natural sugars. 

Regular Yogurt

Whether you eat it with granola or berries, yogurt can be an extremely healthy part of your weight loss goals.

Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is similar to regular yogurt; it just goes through an extra straining process that removes the whey liquids, which gives it a thicker texture and a tangier flavor.


Throwing another type of yogurt into the mix, Skyr is an Icelandic dairy product that Manaker says works great as a part of a weight loss diet.


Its unique fermentation process, involving the culture of kefir grains in milk, results in a tangy, slightly carbonated drink that supports digestive health through its probiotic content .

Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese stepped into the spotlight a few years back when people started realizing you can use it in a variety of recipes like smoothies, ice cream, dips, and even bread.