Skimmed milk ineffective against toddler obesity

March 18, 2013, Agence France-Presse

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 age 2 and were questioned again two years later, when the child was again weighed and measured. Continue reading