From Patrick Holford’s blog:

“For years I’ve been saying that dairy products are not an essential food, nor part of our evolutionary design. Now, top US nutrition experts are challenging the ‘official’ guidelines about dairy products in diet recommendations and highlighting cancer risks.

Dairy products are listed in both UK and US recommendations as one of the top four food groups that make up a ‘well-balanced diet’. Children are encouraged to consume three daily servings of low-fat milk in the US on the basis that it has less calories than full-fat milk. Milk is also recommended because it has a high protein and calcium content.

However, in this month’s Journal of the American Medical Association (Pediatrics) two top nutrition experts, Professors David Ludwig and Walter Willets, question this advice.”

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