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Three Daily Servings of Reduced-Fat Milk

Three Daily Servings of Reduced-Fat Milk VIEWPOINT An Evidence-Based Recommendation? In light of research linking sugar-sweetened beverage risk.However,whencomparedwithcarbohydrates,satu- David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD consumption to obesity, the US Department of Agricul- rated fat increases cardioprotective high-density lipo- New Balance ture, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other or- protein cholesterol, leaving the ratio of high-density li- Foundation Obesity ganizations have formulated recommendations on poprotein to total cholesterol relatively unchanged. Prevention Center, healthy beverages. These guidelines consistently rec- Consumption of high glycemic index carbohydrates also Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, ommend limiting consumption of all calorie-containing increases triglycerides, producing combined effects that Massachusetts., and 7 liquids, except reduced-fat milk, of which people in most appear to be worse than those of saturated fat. Thus, Harvard Medical age groups are encouraged to consume 3 cups daily. This among 53 644 Danish adults followed up for 12 years, School, Boston, article questions the scientific rationale for promoting replacement of saturated fat with high glycemic index Massachusetts. reduced-fat milk consumption at these levels in chil- carbohydrates was associated with a significantly in- Walter C. Willett, MD, dren and adults and reconsiders the role of cow’s milk creased risk for myocardial infarction. Although re- DrPH in human nutrition. placement of saturated http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Pediatrics American Medical Association

Three Daily Servings of Reduced-Fat Milk

JAMA Pediatrics , Volume 167 (9) – Sep 1, 2013

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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2168-6203
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2168-6211
DOI
10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.2408
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23818041
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Abstract

VIEWPOINT An Evidence-Based Recommendation? In light of research linking sugar-sweetened beverage risk.However,whencomparedwithcarbohydrates,satu- David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD consumption to obesity, the US Department of Agricul- rated fat increases cardioprotective high-density lipo- New Balance ture, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other or- protein cholesterol, leaving the ratio of high-density li- Foundation Obesity ganizations have formulated recommendations on poprotein to total cholesterol relatively unchanged. Prevention Center, healthy beverages. These guidelines consistently rec- Consumption of high glycemic index carbohydrates also Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, ommend limiting consumption of all calorie-containing increases triglycerides, producing combined effects that Massachusetts., and 7 liquids, except reduced-fat milk, of which people in most appear to be worse than those of saturated fat. Thus, Harvard Medical age groups are encouraged to consume 3 cups daily. This among 53 644 Danish adults followed up for 12 years, School, Boston, article questions the scientific rationale for promoting replacement of saturated fat with high glycemic index Massachusetts. reduced-fat milk consumption at these levels in chil- carbohydrates was associated with a significantly in- Walter C. Willett, MD, dren and adults and reconsiders the role of cow’s milk creased risk for myocardial infarction. Although re- DrPH in human nutrition. placement of saturated

Journal

JAMA PediatricsAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 2013

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