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Welcome to Dairy Nutrition, the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of scientific information for the health professional on the role of milk products in nutrition and health.

Cardiometabolic risk refers to a high lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease. The specific factors that can cause this increased risk include: obesity, hyperglycemia, hypertension, insulin resistance and dyslipidemia. A growing body of evidence suggests that milk products may have potentially advantageous impact on cardiometabolic risk factors.

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Metabolic Syndrome and Milk Products

Several studies, including meta-analyses, indicate that milk and milk products are associated with a reduction in the risk of developing metabolic syndrome.

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How Does Milk Product Consumption Affect Fracture Risk?

The relationship between milk product consumption and bone fracture risk has been examined in several studies, including a meta-analysis. Overall, the evidence suggests that milk product consumption...

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The Importance of Milk and Milk Products as Reliable Sources of Calcium

Not only are milk and milk products high in calcium, but the calcium they provide also has good bioavailability, i.e., it is easily accessible to the body. In contrast, most plant sources contain...

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Sustainable Diets: What Are They and What Is Their Role in Nutrition and Health?

The concept of sustainable diets is not new, but it is complex. Changes to more sustainable dietary patterns are needed to reduce environmental burden. However, in doing so, nutritional, cultural,...

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No Association between Milk Products and Mortality

In light of the totality of evidence, including meta-analyses and systematic reviews of prospective studies, there is no association between milk product consumption and mortality risk.

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Cardiovascular Disease and Milk Products: Summary of Evidence

Milk products, regardless of their fat content, do not appear to increase cardiovascular risk. In fact, a growing body of evidence indicates that milk products are associated with a reduced risk of...

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