Chocolate milk ban in the school lunch rooms may not be effective

June 4, 2014

Citing insufficient nutritional value, some schools have banned chocolate milk from their lunch programs and offered skim milk instead. However, that move may be counterproductive as a new study published in PLOS ONE has found that kids who no longer have the choice on chocolate milk take 10 percent less milk and waste 29 percent […]

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Skimmed milk ineffective against toddler obesity

March 26, 2013

Giving your toddler skimmed or semi-skimmed milk is unlikely to make inroads against the risk of obesity, a large study conducted among American children has found. Researchers trawled through data from a long-term probe into the health of 10,700 children born in 2001. Parents or caregivers were asked about milk consumption when the infant was […]

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