On July 19, the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), filed a petition asking the USDA to remove milk as a required food from the national school lunch program. The PCRM petition argues that milk should not be included as part of a healthy school lunch for the following reasons...
Why is milk not all that?
There’s limited proof that milk improves bone health or reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Dairy foods may create other health risks. Milk does not prevent bone fractures and injury in children and adults. Cows milk is the number one source of saturated fat in children’s diets.
Also, there are other foods that are better for the bones than milk. When it comes to the American diet, it often seems we are stuck in the 1950s, a period plagued by bad social engineering.