What does 2% milk mean? Is that 2% taken or added?
It means the milk contains 2% fatWhole milk contains 4%
Taken-technically the take %98 of the fat out.
4% fat2% fatSkim has no fat and is the healthiest choice.
It means it tastes yucky! Sorry, but I like me some REAL milk!
Sirdjr is correct. So another way of looking at it is that 2% has half the fat that whole milk does.
2% milk means milk that contains 2% fat by volume. It is usually in low fat milk while a whole milk contains 3.5% to 4%. For more information of the same, visit http://www.wisegeek.com/how-much-fat-is-in-whole-milk.htm.