How much milk should a toddler drink?

December 17, 2012

A new study finds 2 cups of milk a day is enough for a toddler without lowering their iron levels.

Milk provides vitamin D and iron.

Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium, which helps develop strong bones. But, researchers say, more than 2 cups a day can actually reduce iron in a child's body.

The new study appears in the journal Pediatrics.

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