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  • Nutrients in Milk Products > Protein

    Protein and Healthy Aging: Optimal Muscle Mass for Life

    Our muscles are constantly in balance between anabolism (growth) and catabolism (breakdown). For anabolism to take place, we need to fuel muscles with protein. Exercise also gives muscles a further push to grow. Optimal distribution of protein at each meal appears to be a key factor in building and maintaining muscle mass throughout life.

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  • Scientific Evidence > Experts' Summaries

    Protein and Healthy Aging: Optimal Muscle Mass for Life

    Our muscles are constantly in balance between anabolism (growth) and catabolism (breakdown). For anabolism to take place, we need to fuel muscles with protein. Exercise also gives muscles a further push to grow. Optimal distribution of protein at each meal appears to be a key factor in building and maintaining muscle mass throughout life.

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  • Scientific Evidence > Roles on Certain Health Conditions

    Fermented Milk Products May Have Favourable Immunological Effects

    Evidence from randomized controlled trials suggests that fermented milk products, such as yogurt, may enhance the immune system.

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  • Data on Consumption > Qualitative Data

    Consumer Perception and Understanding of Front-of-Package Nutrition Labelling

    While some studies show that front-of-package labelling helps consumers identify healthier foods, others suggest that consumers may misinterpret these labels. The understanding of front-of-package labelling appears to depend on a combination of factors related to the label format and consumer characteristics.

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  • Scientific Evidence > Bone Health and Osteoporosis

    Bone Health: Studies in Children and Adolescents

    There is consistent evidence that milk and milk products play an important role in the development of strong and healthy bones in children and adolescents and in helping them achieve peak bone mass.

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  • Scientific Evidence > Roles on Certain Health Conditions

    Probiotic Milk Products and Digestive Health

    Probiotic products consist of specific strains of live bacteria that have potentially favourable health effects. A number of studies provide evidence that milk products with probiotics may be beneficial for digestive health and may improve various digestive problems.

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  • Scientific Evidence > Roles on Certain Health Conditions

    The Effect of Milk Products on Inflammation

    Evidence from randomized controlled trials suggests that milk product consumption does not have an adverse effect on inflammation. In fact, milk products may reduce inflammation in the body by improving levels of inflammatory biomarkers.

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  • Nutrients in Milk Products > Vitamin D

    Vitamin D and Bone Health

    It is well known that vitamin D influences the development and maintenance of bone mass and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Furthermore, it is also thought to improve lower limb neuromuscular function.

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