Navigation Links
Switch to Skim Milk Won't Prevent Toddler's Obesity: Study
Date:3/19/2013

obese at age 2 were 57 percent more likely to become so by age 4, the investigators noted.

Logic would suggest that giving children low-fat milk would help protect them from putting on excess pounds, but the reality is more complex, explained the research team led by Mark Daniel DeBoer, an associate professor in the pediatric endocrinology division at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

They suggested that milk fat may increase the feeling of fullness and reduce a child's appetite for other fatty or calorie-dense foods.

Mittler agreed that the theory might have merit. "Many questions come up about how much [the children] drink as well as the amount of consumption in general," she said.

"So while the AAP and AHA can stand behind their recommendation, more needs to be considered when thinking of your child's overall diet," Mittler said. "Changing to skimmed or low-fat milk may not be the only answer to avoiding obesity."

According to the study authors, rather than giving children low-fat milk, parents might be better off using proven weight control measures, such as increasing children's physical activity levels and consumption of fruits and vegetables, restricting their intake of sugary drinks, and limiting the amount of time they spend in front of the television and computer, the researchers suggested in a journal news release.

But one other expert stands by the AAP/AHA recommendations to give kids low-fat or skimmed milk after age 2.

"The children in the study would have had a greater percentage of obesity if they had been on whole milk," said Dr. Peter Richel, chief of pediatrics at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. "The degree of obesity cited in the study is probably due to our Western cultural habits of unnecessarily larger portions and sugar consumption," he believes. "The children of America have far too much juice and soda, which are loaded with excess calories."

Although the study fo
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Protein may represent a switch to turn off B cell lymphoma
2. A*STAR scientists discover switch to boost anti-viral response to fight infectious diseases
3. Hotel Room Germs Abound on TV Remotes, Light Switches
4. Mayo Clinic finds switch that lets early lung cancer grow unchecked
5. Force of habit: Stress hormones switch off areas of the brain for goal-directed behaviour
6. Molecular switch identified that controls key cellular process
7. Tripping the switches on brain growth to treat depression
8. Princeton study reveals the brains mysterious switchboard operator
9. Researchers find chemical switches for neurodegenerative diseases
10. Immune system kill switch could be target for chemotherapy and infection recovery
11. Zane Benefits Publishes Information About Large Companies Switching to Defined Contribution & Private Exchanges for Employee Health Benefits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Switch to Skim Milk Won't Prevent Toddler's Obesity: Study
(Date:7/28/2014)... The Wireline Services Market in Europe report defines and ... forecast of revenue. The Wireline services market in Europe is ... $2.4 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 11.2%, for ... Wireline Services Market in Europe report, to get an idea ... of the segmentation in the European Wireline Services market, and ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- A common inflammatory muscle disorder ... may increase the risk for heart attack and ... study found that patients with polymyalgia rheumatica are ... that affect the blood vessels. Doctors should carefully ... polymyalgia rheumatica to reduce their risk for complications, ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... two-step decision tree analysis, incorporating Donabedian,s model, is ... many available quality standards, guidelines, recommendations and indicators ... quality standards for radiation therapy, according to a ... Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), the official ... Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). , Guidelines, recommendations and indicators ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Mediaplanet announced distribution of its third ... campaign that aims to raise awareness about the benefits ... TEALUX , a premium loose leaf tea shop ... readers with educational insight about the accessibility and growth ... forward and make conscious organic choices an option for ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Synergy Business ... magazine, Accounting Today, to their 2014 list of top ... enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. This is the eighth ... the list, which is based on success in terms ... supported. , “It’s an honor to be counted ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Europe Wireline Services Market is Expected to Reach $2.4 billion in 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:Europe Wireline Services Market is Expected to Reach $2.4 billion in 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:Europe Wireline Services Market is Expected to Reach $2.4 billion in 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke 2Health News:Two-step decision tree analysis helps inform updates of RT best practices, quality standards 2Health News:Two-step decision tree analysis helps inform updates of RT best practices, quality standards 3Health News:Mediaplanet's "Organic Living" Campaign Raises Awareness About What Nature Invented, With the Help of Partner TEALUX 2Health News:Synergy Business Solutions Selected to Top 100 VAR List for Eighth Year by Accounting Today 2Health News:Synergy Business Solutions Selected to Top 100 VAR List for Eighth Year by Accounting Today 3
... LANSING, Ill., May 1 De Jong Bros. Farms, Incorporated ... sold in 2.5 pound, 5 pound and 10 oz. bags ... Salmonell a . The bags were labeled with ... distributed in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Missouri through grocery ...
... of Michigan and Blue Care Network launched web sites today ... information about their BCBSM and BCN health care benefits. The ... bcbsm.com/chryslerbcn for Blue Care Network.BCBSM and BCN are ... this time. "We launched the web sites because we started ...
... Binax, Inc., a leading provider of in ... infectious diseases, announced that it has learned that inaccurate and ... of the BinaxNow(R) Influenza A & B test. The ... not been validated for detection of the 2009 H1N1 influenza ...
... 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- BMP Sunstone Corporation (Nasdaq: ... that on April 29, 2009, it received a letter ... indicating that the Company had violated the shareholder approval ... Company,s sale of 574,687 units, each consisting of two ...
... the effects of a newly developed anticancer therapy , ... that is resistant to standard therapy is the use of ... some settings, in many cases the therapies have had little ... been uncovered by a team of researchers, led by Nick ...
... WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new landmark study published today documents ... emissions from human sources across the globe, and in particular ... and as a result contaminate tuna and other seafood. Because ... from the atmosphere, scientists have predicted an additional 50 percent ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:BMP Sunstone Receives Nasdaq Compliance Notice 2Health News:JCI online early table of contents: May 1, 2009 2Health News:JCI online early table of contents: May 1, 2009 3Health News:JCI online early table of contents: May 1, 2009 4Health News:JCI online early table of contents: May 1, 2009 5Health News:Landmark USGS study 2Health News:Landmark USGS study 3
(Date:7/28/2014)... LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. , July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... a reliable, uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen is vital ... company to technical innovations that not only improve the ... gas use. Air Products will highlight these systems—including systems ... systems that reduce oxygen loss—from August 4-5 at the ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014  Array BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq:   ... fourth quarter and full year of fiscal ... discuss those results on Tuesday, August 12, ... Michael Carruthers , Chief Financial Officer ... 12, 2014Time:9:00 a.m. Eastern TimeToll-Free:(800) 708-4540Toll:(847) 619-6397Pass ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... -- Houston dentist , Dr. Behzad Nazari ... Invisalign. With access to this increasingly popular orthodontic ... without feeling self-conscious in the process. Invisalign offers ... of braces, but patients who choose Invisalign over ... support for their oral health and comfort during ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Air Products Highlights Its Medical Oxygen Supply Systems for Emergency Oxygen Supply and Reduced Oxygen Loss at ASHE 2Air Products Highlights Its Medical Oxygen Supply Systems for Emergency Oxygen Supply and Reduced Oxygen Loss at ASHE 3Houston Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Behzad Nazari, Now Offers Orthodontic Treatment with Invisalign 2
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... The Outlook for Medical ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0192649/The-Outlook-for-Medical-Devices-in-South-East-Asia.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Managed_care ... the Middle East is published by Espicom ...
... Belt Technologies, Inc., a medical device company focused ... providing precise robotic control for use initially in ... including neurosurgery, spinal and otolaryngology ("NET"), announced today ... partial knee replacements will be featured at the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:The Outlook for Medical Devices in South East Asia 2The Outlook for Medical Devices in South East Asia 3The Outlook for Medical Devices in South East Asia 4The Outlook for Medical Devices in South East Asia 5Blue Belt Technologies to Showcase Navio™ PFS System at CAOS UK 2012 Conference in Glasgow, UK 2