Is milk good for me or should I ditch it?

5 Nov 2015
Calcium is essential for maintaining bone health in children. Jessica Lucia/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND

Veronique Chachay, Research & Teaching Academic, The University of Queensland and Marina Reeves, Associate Professor, The University of Queensland

Decades of public health messages have encouraged us to drink milk to strengthen our bones and reduce the risk of fractures as we age.

But dairy products have recently come under fire – and not just from paleo dieters and animal welfare supporters. Researchers have linked high milk intakes to bone fractures, cancer and premature ageing.

Read the full article on The Conversation.