Dairy and milk consumption and child growth: Is BMI involved? An analysis of NHANES 1999-2004.

@article{Wiley2010DairyAM,
  title={Dairy and milk consumption and child growth: Is BMI involved? An analysis of NHANES 1999-2004.},
  author={Andrea S. Wiley},
  journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={517-25}
}
Humans are unique among mammals in that many consume cow's milk or other dairy products well beyond the traditional age of weaning. Milk provides various nutrients and bioactive molecules to support growth and development, and the question arises as to whether this dietary behavior influences growth parameters. There is evidence that milk makes positive contributions to growth in height, but its associations with other aspects of body size, such as body mass index (BMI), are not well… CONTINUE READING