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Reduced-Fat Milk  
Milk containing 2% percent milk fat. Many consider low-fat milks containing 1% or less of milk fat such as 1% low-fat milk or skim milk to be reduced-fat milks however, the actual classification for a reduced-fat milk is the variety labeled "2% reduced-fat" milk. Some reduced fat milks have been fortified with vitamin A and D to improve the nutritional values. An 8 ounce serving of reduced-fat milk provides approximately 296 mg of calcium, 4.4 grams of fat and 121 calories.