Rediscover Dairy

Rediscover Dairy

Milk_1L_Full_longlifeDespite common wisdom, recent research looking at the long-term bone-building effects of dairy products has produced mixed results. “But we do know that three factors determine strong bones: genetics, physical activity and calcium,” says Dr. Greer. “And milk is the number one source of calcium.”

Milk is also fortified with vitamin D, another important player in bone health, and it has other vital nutrients, including protein, phosphorous, vitamin A and some B vitamins. Bottom line: Milk is good for bones, but other factors matter, too.

Despite common wisdom, recent research looking at the long-term bone-building effects of dairy products has produced mixed results. “But we do know that three factors determine strong bones: genetics, physical activity and calcium,” says Dr. Greer. “And milk is the number one source of calcium.”

by S.C ooter on 19 August 2015