While milk can be a great way to provide your toddler with the calcium he needs, drinking too much can also pose a danger, especially if he cannot handle the lactose or proteins in milk.
My 4-year-old son is addicted to milk! Or so it seems... He begs me for milk at every chance he gets! Is too much milk bad for him?
Milk addicts refuse other foods. They are often oral tactile defensive, that is, they hate varied textures in foods, hate to eat or chew, perhaps have delayed chewing skills or still rely on sucking a bottle, thumb, or pacifier to calm themselves.
If your child is drinking whole cow’s milk, he is consuming a lot of fats. While the fats in whole cow’s milk are healthy and beneficial in the right moderation, they can also cause your child to gain excess weight.
Some organisations have argued that young children should consume a litre of milk a day to get the vitamin D they need. But other groups have warned that children’s consumption of cow’s milk should be curtailed.
Milk is very beneficial for your toddler's health. It is possible to get too much of a good thing, so it's important to understand how much milk your toddler actually needs and how it can affect his body if he drinks too much.
Milk does a lot of good to the body. But how much milk does the most good? According to new research from the University of Toronto, while milk builds bones, too much of it may not be so great for children’s iron levels.