Science Summary: Dairy & Peak Bone Mass

March 18, 2016

The latest research: Reaching peak bone mass is associated with reduced risk osteoporosis later in life. Research continues to support the current DGA recommendations to consume three servings of low-fat or fat-free dairy foods for children and adolescents ages 9 years and older as part of a nutrient-rich diet, along with adequate physical activity, to help achieve peak bone mass. Read this Science Summary on dairy and peak bone mass for more.