Personally it depends on my goals. I am fat sensitive when trying to cut up, so I stick to no dairy at all even if its low fat! But when bulking I still try to omit "usual pasteurized cow milk by products" like cheese, yogurt, etc. I have found a difference in the way my body responds to raw cheese and regular cheese. As well as cows milk versus almond milk.
I prefer to use raw cheese purchased at a health food store, because its unpasteurized and still contains the important enzymes and nutrients that are otherwise lost when pasteurized. Sure the cheese is higher in fat, but when regular cheese is processed to eliminate some of the fats, the sodium content goes up because of the chemical processing.
So in efforts to remain 'clean' as in 'unprocessed' I rather go for foods with their natural unadulterated nutrients still in tact.
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