Tag: Milk

Force-Feeding Milk

June 2, 2013 By arne hendriks 1

On the occasion of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation’s World Milk Day the¬†Thai Ministry of Health’s director-general Jedsada Chokdamrongsuk revealed an ill conceived plan to boost Thai’s youth milk consumption from 14 to 60 litres per year. The reason for this? To ¬†increase…


October 17, 2011 By arne hendriks 1

Body height is a classic polygenic trait. About 80% to 90% of your height is inherited and 10% to 20% owed to environmental factors, of which nutrition is the most important. Of those nutrients perhaps milk is the one associated most with increased human height.…