28 October 2014
Drinking lots of milk may not lower the risk of fracturing bones, a study in the British Medical Journal suggests.
The research, conducted in Sweden, showed women who drank more than three glasses a day were actually more likely to break bones than those who had less.
The researchers cautioned that their work only suggested a trend and should not be interpreted as proof that high milk consumption caused fractures.
Factors such as alcohol and weight were likely to play a role, they said. (...)