New research has recommended the use of dairy products as a first-line strategy in the prevention of osteoporosis-related fractures, highlighting its benefits as a rich source of calcium and vitamin D for ageing males and females.
Dairy products have an important role to play in improving nutritional levels among the world’s poorest people, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) says in a new book.
Soybean polysaccharides boost fibre content in dairy, study
Scientists claim to have developed three prototype dairy products capable of delivering significant quantities of dietary fibre.
Study backs dairy recommendations for weight loss
Cutting out dairy products during a weight loss programme may be misconceived, according to a new study from the US.
EU, US heading for conflict over dairy taxes
The European Commission's ambassador to the United States, John
Bruton, has strongly criticized proposals that would tax imported
dairy products to pay for US promotional programs.
Ohio rbST rule causes fears for national marketing
A law implemented in the state of Ohio last month that seeks to set
a level playing field on milk labeling, whether or not it comes
from cows supplemented with recombinant bovine somatotropin (rbST),
is causing fears that it could...
Bioactive dairy protein focus for Manitoba-Australia team-up
Canadian and Australian scientists are teaming-up to explore the
potential of bioactive proteins from dairy to impact chronic
disease prevention and management.
Fat-free milk may lower blood pressure
An increased intake of calcium and vitamin D from non-fat dairy
could reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure, suggests
new research from Harvard.
Dairy may protect against metabolic syndrome
Increased intake of milk and other dairy products may reduce
metabolic syndrome and should be recommended as part of a healthy
eating pattern, says new research from Wales.
UK Dairy Council conference spreads health message
UK's Dairy Council yesterday held a Diet & Health
conference geared at getting the message of the diverse
health-promoting properties of milk out to health professionals and
as such on to consumers.
Dairy helps you look good, claims new campaign
The British dairy industry is appealing to the vanity of teenage
girls in a bid to get them to drink more milk.
Functional foods pave the way for probiotics
A new report suggests that Americans are waking up to the health
benefits of cultured dairy products - and in particular probiotic
shots - as part of the wider trend towards functional foods,
reports Jess Halliday.
Dairy for health, says industry
US dairy associations are rolling out a new 'Healthy Weight with
Dairy' advertising campaign next week to tout scientific research
linking dairy consumption with reduced body weight.