A new study suggests that whole milk is no worse for kids’ health than low-fat milk. In the study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers measured the obesity, body composition, blood pressure, and biomarkers of 49 children aged four to six who drank either whole milk or low-fat milk for three months. The children had no significant differences in obesity or cardiovascular health at the end of the study. And while children who drank low-fat milk consumed fewer calories and fat from the dairy products, they consumed other foods and drinks that made up the difference.
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