Study says flavored milk doesn’t increase risk of obesity

A University of Vermont researcher has some advice for parents and school administrators: Encourage kids to drink milk, even if it requires a spoonful of sugar to make it go down. As VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, a new study has concluded that the small amount of sugar in flavored milk doesn’t contribute to childhood obesity.

Midday Newscast: march 27, 2008

Senior citizens who haven’t had to file a tax return for years will get reacquainted with the IRS this year; one of the most persistent critics of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is retiring; the Vermont Milk Co. launched a year and a half ago hoping to put more money into farmers’ pockets; more…

Midday Newscast: August 28, 2007

Two California dairy cooperatives have agreed to support a milk pricing plan developed by a grassroots farm group in Vermont; Central Vermont Public Service customers who lost their power after Saturday’s violent thunderstorms finally got their electricity restored at one o’clock this morning; Lawyers say the country’s national intelligence director has helped their efforts to find out whether private phone records were disclosed by telecommunications companies.