A Positive Association Between Dietary Intake of Higher Cow's Milk-Fat Percentage and Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Young Children.


Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Division of Paediatric Medicine and the Paediatric Outcomes Research Team, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]


To determine the association between cow's milk-fat and non-high-density lipoprotein (non-HDL) cholesterol, a marker of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in young children, and whether this association is mediated by the typical volume of cow's milk consumed.