Distinguished Professor of Food and Nutrition at Purdue University
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
"An adequate calcium intake is essential to maintain calcium balance and build strong bones. Dairy products contain large amounts of calcium and are recommended as optimal calcium sources; >70% of dietary calcium in the United States comes from dairy products."
"Calcium Bioavailability Of Calcium Carbonate Fortified Skim Milk Is Equivalent To Cow's Milk In Young Women," The Journal of Nutrition
Experts People with PhDs, MDs, other relevant advanced degrees, and government officials with significant involvement in human or animal health-related issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Distinguished Professor of Food and Nutrition, Purdue University
Deputy Director, Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Head Director, National Institutes of Health Botanical Center for Age Related Disorders
NAMS/Glaxo Smith Kline Consumer Healthcare Calcium Research Award, 2006
Member, US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, 2005
W.O. Atwater Lectureship, US Department of Agriculture and American Society for Nutritional Sciences, 2003
Babcock Hart Award, Institute of Food Technologists, 1997
Member, National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board Panel for Daily Recommended Intakes
Past President, American Society for Nutritional Sciences
Board Member, International Life Sciences Institute Health and Wellness Board; Global Nutrition Advisory Panel; Cadbury Schweppes; Wyeth Global Nutrition Advisory Board; Pharmavite Science Advisory Board; ORAFTI