The widely held belief that drinking milk promotes excessive mucus production in the lungs needs to be rebutted, a UK paediatric respiratory specialist says. Dr Ian Balfour-Lynn, of the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, says his department’s staff are constantly told by parents that they have stopped their child having milk because it causes mucus. “This ...
Why it’s time to rebut milk-mucus myth
By Tessa Hoffman
11 Sep 2018