High milk intake linked with higher fractures and mortality

Contrary to conventional wisdom, drinking lots of milk does not mean healthier bones, and could even make you pop your clogs earlier, observational research published in the BMJ this week suggests. The researchers, led by Professor Karl Michaëlsson, from Uppsala University, Sweden, found high milk intake in both women and men is not accompanied by a lower risk of fracture and instead may be associated with a higher rate of death.

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