Calcium, Dairy Products, and Bone Health in Children and Young Adults: A Reevaluation of the Evidence
I have said before that, of everything I bring up when I am speaking to the public, my position on dairy receives the most disbelief–some bordering on anger. But, I still contend that the marketing of dairy in the presence of marginal (at best) research to support its use remains one of the top few successes in my lifetime.
HRT was another one at the top of the list. I always remind people I speak with of two things: cows don’t drink milk for their calcium, and we are the only mammalian creature that continues to drink milk after we’re weaned (with the exception of cats–and that’s because we give it to them).