By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today
Published: December 17, 2012
Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner
Increasing cow’s milk consumption was associated with decreasing serum ferritin and increasing 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels.
Point out that each cup consumed was linked to 6.5% higher vitamin D and 3.6% lower iron on average.
More than two cups of milk a day may cut into iron stores for many young kids, an observational study affirmed.