No, really ? Seems that milk doesn't kill you from obesity, legionnaires disease, swine flu, salmonella or any of the other things that they threatened us with as they destroyed the old fashioned Milk Round.
In fact, " Researchers found that drinking more than half a litre of milk a day – just under a pint – reduces your chances of suffering heart attacks and strokes by up to a fifth."
No, really ? Guess what, I have always drunk about a pint of milk a day yet remain lithe & supple and am still blithely convinced that milk Is good for you as hammered in throughout my 1960's childhood.
The report cheapens itself by claiming "The findings appear to reverse the commonly held view that drinking too much milk is bad for you " No, it is not a 'commonly held view', it is commonly reported by bansturbating control freaks that most adults have ignored for years.
Professor Ian Givens, a nutritionist at the University of Reading said "it is believed that proteins in the milk help reduce blood pressure which in turn reduces stress on the heart and blood vessels. Which is what my old Mum always said and also that milk helps with growth and healthy bones.
"I think that this shows that the bad press milk has been getting is undeserved" he said. "Other studies had shown that milk had beneficial to health but the extent was a surprise to us."
Really ? Not a surprise to us.
The study also discovered the incidence of diabetes was also reduced by between four and nine per cent and colon cancer rates were also lowered.
The demise of the Milk Round is a bit puzzling since milk came in 99% reclycled glass bottles and was delivered in electric diven carts ( see top pic ).