Whole #milk compared with reduced-fat milk and childhood #overweight: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The majority of children in North America consume cow-milk daily. Children aged >2 y are recommended to consume reduced-fat (0.1–2%) cow-milk to lower the risk of obesity.. ..In 18 studies, higher cow-milk fat consumption was associated with lower child adiposity, and 10 studies did not identify an association. Meta-analysis included 14 of the 28 studies (n = 20,897) that measured the proportion of children who … Continue reading Whole #milk compared with reduced-fat milk and childhood #overweight: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Amount and Intensity of Leisure-Time #Physical Activity and Lower #Cancer Risk

To determine whether recommended amounts of leisure-time physical activity (ie, 7.5-15 metabolic equivalent task [MET] hours/week) are associated with lower cancer risk.. ..Engagement in recommended amounts of activity (7.5-15 MET hours/week) was associated with a statistically significant lower risk of 7 of the 15 cancer types studied, including colon (8%-14% lower risk in men), breast (6%-10% lower risk), endometrial (10%-18% lower risk), kidney (11%-17% lower … Continue reading Amount and Intensity of Leisure-Time #Physical Activity and Lower #Cancer Risk