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Two cups of milk a day is optimal for young kids: study

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For parents wondering exactly how much milk is optimal for their young children, a new study offers some advice: two cups/473 mL a day. 

A new Canadian study finds that two cups of milk a day is optimal for preschoolers. ©Olga Lyubkina/

Milk is a good source of vitamin D and calcium for growing bones, but too much milk can lower how much iron is stored in the body, which can bolster risk for anemia, the researchers say.

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