Animal protein intake, serum insulin-like growth factor I, and growth in healthy 2.5-y-old Danish children.

16 Aug 2004Hoppe C, Udam TR, Lauritzen L, Mølgaard C, Juul A, Michaelsen KF.

Milk intake was positively associated with sIGF-I concentrations and height. An increase in milk intake from 200 to 600 mL/d corresponded to a 30% increase in circulating IGF-I. This suggests that milk compounds have a stimulating effect on sIGF-I concentrations and, thereby, on growth.

Case-control study
4 effects
7 days
90 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Red Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Red Meat
Nutrition

Height Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Height
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence
9.0%

Red Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Red Meat
Nutrition

Insulin-like Human Growth Hormone (IGF-1) Endocrine outcome
Minor increase risk of Insulin-like Human Gr...
Endocrine system

Low evidence
9.0%

Cow milk (A1 β-casein) Beverage risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Cow milk (A1 β-casein)
Beverage

Height Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Height
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence
9.0%

Cow milk (A1 β-casein) Beverage risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Cow milk (A1 β-casein)
Beverage

Insulin-like Human Growth Hormone (IGF-1) Endocrine outcome
Minor increase risk of Insulin-like Human Gr...
Endocrine system

Moderate evidence
30.0%