“I am not a big fan of milk,” Amsterdam says. “It doesn’t help to maintain or lose weight, actually it’s the contrary. Milk can promote weight gain or prevent a person from losing weight,” she adds. Food intolerance, including milk intolerance (not milk allergy or lactose intolerance), can make us fat. “Cottage cheese has calcium, but that is not the reason why is not healthy,” she adds. "Pasteurized cheese is hard on the digestion, unpasteurized cheese is better for us because it has enzymes and probiotics."