Is milk a coronary health hazard?

Br J Prev Soc Med. 1977 Jun;31(2):81-5. doi: 10.1136/jech.31.2.81.


Epidemiological and clinical evidence is presented on an association between the quantity of milk consumed and the incidence of ischaemic heart disease. It is suggested that the daily intake of liquid milk for adults should be at most one-third of a pint (less than 0-21).

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Coronary Disease / epidemiology
  • Coronary Disease / etiology*
  • Coronary Disease / mortality
  • Diet
  • Dietary Fats / adverse effects
  • Dietary Proteins / adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Lactose / adverse effects
  • Milk / adverse effects*


  • Dietary Fats
  • Dietary Proteins
  • Lactose