UVA Research: Children who Drink Low-...

UVA Research: Children who Drink Low-Fat Milk Still Gain Weight

There are 10 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Mar 17, 2013, titled UVA Research: Children who Drink Low-Fat Milk Still Gain Weight. In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

New University of Virginia research shows children who drink low-fat milk gain just as much weight as those drinking whole milk, sometimes even more.

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Ice Dogg

Cumming, GA

#1 Mar 19, 2013
Soda and inactivity will make you fat. No study needed for that. Take the little tikes to the park!
huck

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Mar 19, 2013
They're probably being fed low-fat milk because they have a weight problem to begin with.
huck

Charlottesville, VA

#3 Mar 19, 2013
"possibly reflecting parents' concern about their children's weight"

not really accurate, unless they can control the study and their intake
Blue Ridge

Charlottesville, VA

#4 Mar 19, 2013
Great work, UVA.

Maybe this will make "public health" advocates a bit more careful about doling out dietary advice. Substituting margarine for butter did not turn out well, and now it looks like there's a big downside to low fat dairy products, too.
randomthoughts

Atlanta, GA

#5 Mar 19, 2013
Moderation , get active and reduce the stress.

Never have watch your weight .

It's a win win.
Allegheny

Charlottesville, VA

#6 Mar 19, 2013
Interesting.

What about a follow up study on whether low fat diets lead to weight gain?
sez you

Charlottesville, VA

#7 Mar 19, 2013
Gawd bless UVA for such insightful observations, what would we do without them?
edge

Macomb, MI

#8 Mar 19, 2013
Seems like all these man made low-fat foods make most people gain weight it's all a gimmick. I think all natural is the way to go also noticed hormones in most milks affected me slightly then hormone free cows milk
bonkers

Charlottesville, VA

#9 Mar 19, 2013
Maybe they should spend more time on the effects of GMO foods, but then again there no government contracts to really see the cancer causing or mysterious reason why our bee's dieing duhhhhhhhh
good little sheeple do what government likes
sez you

Charlottesville, VA

#10 Mar 20, 2013
As many people walk out of the grocery store with gallons upon gallons of soft drinks its no wonder. What ever kind of milk a kid drinks is incidental, what the kid has in their diet besides that is key. Obviously thats the point here but what else are these kids eating? If they know what kind of milk they drink can't they also know what else they eat or drink?

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