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Evidence for benefit of milk in children is lacking

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 14 July 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:0-f

Question Is abundant dietary calcium from dairy or other sources associated with better bone mineral density, bone mineral content, or lower fracture risk in children and young adults?

Synopsis Current dietary guidelines in the United States recommend 2-3 cups (480-720 ml) of milk daily for children. This systematic review sought to determine whether …

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