A friend has recommended to another friend that her daughter who is 2.10 should start drinking semi skimmed milk rather than full fat because she is a bit 'chubby' and she needs to 'reduce the calories'.
I have doubts about this advice but wasn't sure what the recommended age was for children to stop drinking full fat milk.
The information I have read is that if the child is eating a reasonable varied diet then semi skimmed milk is fine from the age of 2. Skimmed is unsuitable before the age of 5. However even if the child is having semi skimmed milk, iirc they should still have full fat yoghurts and cheese etc (if they have dairy foods that is).
Imo a friend shouldn't be recommending to another friend. A health professional should be asked if the mother has any queries.
Children need more fat than adults; a low fat diet is unsuitable for small children.