posted on Jul, 8 2008 @ 02:21 PM
Wow. This is horrible. What the AAP should be recommending is a punch to the face of every parent who still feeds their overweight child soft
Looking at the article, the one thing that immediately caught my eye was the video still of the overweight girl, with a Dr. Pepper in her face! That
is the culprit, not cholesterol.
And then, the article states that the AAP suggests that 1 year olds be drinking low fat milk. This is outrageous! Weight gain in children is
associated with drinking low fat and skim milk.
How 'bout this study
in which the article states.....
Contrary to our hypotheses, we found that (1) children who reported higher total milk intake experienced larger weight gains; (2) children who
drank more 1% and skim milk had larger weight gains than those who drank smaller amounts of 1% and skim milk; (3) dietary calcium intake was
positively correlated with weight gain; and (4) dairy fat was not.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
So why are we still drinking low fat and skim milk????
Sorry about drifting a little off topic. It just really gets at me. So many myths and misinformation have come about over the last 30 years or so
and not enough people are aware of how certain foods interact in their bodies.
Cholesterol is not a bad guy. It's sad seeing all the misinformation and just flat out lies that are circulating about it and other dietary