Study: Skim Milk Leads to Fatter Kids...Really

A new study of 10,700 preschool-aged children published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood found that low-fat milk was associated with higher weight.

A new study of preschool-aged children published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, a sister publication of the British Medical Journal, finds that low-fat milk was associated with higher weight, reports [2] NPR. That's right, kids drinking low-fat milk tended to be heavier.The study included about 10,700 children in the United States. The relationship between skim-milk drinkers and higher body weights held up across all racial/ethnic and socioeconomic groups.