Women counting fat grams and cutting calories in anticipation of "bathing suit season" may be cutting dairy products, which are perceived as high in fat, from their diets -- to their detriment. According to a study in the December 2000 Journal of the American College of Nutrition, women with the highest intake of calcium from dairy foods -- relative to the number of calories they consumed each day -- lost the most weight and body fat over two years, regardless of exercise.