Amy Shapiro, registered dietitian on our medical expert board and founder of Real Nutrition, stated:

“Adults do not need milk,. Milk is not an essential ingredient in adult diets and these days there are many substitutes that are fortified with calcium and other vitamins you may have regularly gotten from milk.”


Jordan Summers-Marcouillier, “Surprising Side Effects of Giving Up Milk, Says Dietitian,”, May 10, 2022