How Much Milk Should Your Child be Drinking?

A glass of milk Français : Un verre de lait

A glass of milk Français : Un verre de lait (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Milk does a body good,” at least according to Madison Avenue. Their right, it does; but up to a point. The study described in this video explains that two cups of cow’s milk a day is beneficial, more than that depletes your child’s iron levels. However, the 2 cup-a-day rule doesn’t apply to children with darker pigmentation.

Maintaining the proper Vitamin D level in children is always a concern, especially in winter. Click here for a blog post I wrote for hospital physicians about this concern.


~ by chasm63 on December 17, 2012.

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