Young children who drink cow's milk should be limited to 2 cups a
day ,according to a study published in Pediatrics .Researchers
assessed the amount of milk that more than 1,300 children ages 2
5 drank .They found that drinking two cups of milk was sufficient
to maintain their vitamin D levels without decreasing their iron
More than that amount can lower the children's supply iron supply ,
but less may not provide enough vitamin D.
PETS' HEALTHY EFFECT ON CHILDREN
Young children who have contact with dogs and cats are healthier than those who don't ,according to a study published in Pediatrics .
Researchers followed nearly 400 children from pregnancy to their first birthdays .The study determined that those who lived with a dog or cat ,or had frequent contact with pets ,had fewer respiratory and ear infections than children who did not have such a contact .