Last updated on: 1/9/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

American Council on Science and Health Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Milk and dairy products are good sources of many nutrients, and they are the best food source of the mineral calcium, a nutrient often not plentiful enough in the American diet.”

“The Role of Milk in Your Diet,” available on their website, June 2001

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

A consumer health education and advocacy organization

Mission:

“To ensure that peer-reviewed mainstream science reaches the public – and the decision-makers who make public policy – in order to foster a scientifically sound and sensible public health policy for the American people.”

“2006 Annual Report,” available on their website (accessed Apr. 26 2007)

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Drinking Milk the Best Way for People to Incorporate Calcium into Their Diet?