By David Hanson MP / Latest News / / 0 Comments

Today, I demonstrated his support for World Milk Day 2016 by attending a parliamentary reception hosted by the School and Nursery Milk Alliance.

At the event I learnt of the benefits children get from drinking milk. In a recent review of evidence by Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne) it was concluded that drinking milk may support immediate and lasting dental and bone health in 5 to 11 year old children, promote increased physical stature and could have a positive effect on preventing childhood obesity. This conclusion was drawn primarily from cross-sectional studies, the review reported that children who regularly drink milk have lower body mass indexes, body fat percentages and waist circumferences than children who rarely drink milk. Read more “World Milk Day 2016”