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My child doesn't like cow milk, so what's a good substitute?

My child doesn't like cow milk, so what's a good substitute?

Add flavoring: How about adding some flavoring to the milk (chocolate, vanilla, strawberry). ...Read more

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Is the cow milk harmful for high cholestrol patients ?

Is the cow milk harmful for high cholestrol patients ?

Possibly: Cow's milk has different fat percentages. Whole milk has the most fat which could be reflected in cholesterol numbers. Harm is if you have too much of it or lack the fiber or other components that help to reduce high cholesterol. Many people are sensitive to cow's milk which is not necessary in the adult diet. It might be worth a trial without it. ...Read more

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Which cow milk has the most calcium? Vit d, 2%, 1%, or skim?

Which cow milk has the most calcium? Vit d, 2%, 1%, or skim?

They all have the: Same calcium, the only difference is the butter fat content. That's what the numbers signify. ...Read more

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How do I switch my lactose intolerant baby off formula and onto lactose-free cow milk?

How do I switch my lactose intolerant baby off formula and onto lactose-free cow milk?

Mixing: Add some lactose free milk to each formula feeding, slowly increasing the lactose free milk portion. This will mask the taste initially, and the baby will be tolerant to the new milk taste. ...Read more

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In evoporated milk which brand is good for a 14 month old baby.....And can he have whole cow milk ?

In evoporated milk which brand is good for a 14 month old baby.....And can he have whole cow milk ?

Old standby: 40-50 years ago many moms made up their own formula by adding water to evaporated milk (lasted longer on the shelf) , boiling it so it could be digested ( cow milk is for cows) & tossing in some karo syrup & vitamins. If you're in a place where fresh milk is difficult to find, any product should be similar & should be diluted 1/2 & 1.2 with water. Regular milk is preferred for convenience. ...Read more

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How much cow milk per day is OK or safe to give to a one year and 4 month old baby. She like milk a lot?

How much cow milk per day is OK or safe to give to a one year and 4 month old baby. She like milk a lot?

I limit to ~500cc: Cow milk is designed to feed calves, and used without special processing can irritate the human gut.Excessive intake can trigger small amounts of blood loss from the gut and result in anemia.An older kid who stays around 500cc/day (8oz)will get all the calcium they need for bone growth without triggering anemia. ...Read more

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My 3 year old son drinks lots of milk, about 8 bottles a day. What would you recommend almond milk or cow milk?

My 3 year old son drinks lots of milk, about 8 bottles a day. What would you recommend almond milk or cow milk?

Cut back on the milk: Truly as a pediatrician I strongly recommend that he not drink so much milk. Too much milk consumption in toddlers is a huge risk factor for iron deficiency anemia - which can be quite severe. Your 3 yr old should not be taking a bottle at this age. He should be drinking from a cup, and his milk consumption should be around 4 cups per day max. ...Read more

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