Choose Non-cow’s Milk Carefully for Kids

A cross-sectional study of 2,800 Canadian children aged 1-6 found children exclusively using milk substitutes (i.e., soy, almond, rice) were more than twice as likely to be deficient in vitamin D than those drinking cow’s milk. This deficiency can lead to varying levels of bone weakness thus affecting children’s development. Vitamin D fortification is mandatory in…

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