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  • Scientific Evidence

    Lactose Intolerance and Milk Allergy

    A better understanding of the difference between lactose intolerance and milk allergies leads to a better understanding of how to manage these two distinct conditions.

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  • Scientific Evidence

    Healthy Weight

    Studies indicate that a diet containing adequate amounts of milk products could make it easier to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Our research summaries below offer you an objective look at studies on the topic.

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  • Facts & Fallacies

    Product Quality

    To ensure the quality of Canadian milk products, all producers must conform with Canadian regulations and Health Canada’s decisions regarding antibiotics, hormones and more.

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  • Facts & Fallacies

    Health Concerns

    Scientific evidence supports the fact that there is no need to be concerned about the health consequences of consuming milk products.

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  • Nutrients in Milk Products

    Other Nutrients

    Milk products provide several nutrients acting in concert to the benefit of overall health. These articles expand on the role of these nutrients in specific conditions.

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  • Nutrients in Milk Products

    Fat

    In light of recent scientific evidence based on systematic reviews and meta-analyses, it appears that saturated fat, found in milk products, are not associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. On the other hand, there are substantial differences between the trans fats that occur naturally in ruminant fats (like CLA) and those derived from vegetable fats and oils.

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  • Nutrients in Milk Products

    Protein

    Some studies suggest that adequate protein intake contributes to bone health. Other scientific data indicates that protein, including that present in milk, could reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

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  • Nutrients in Milk Products

    Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is essential for overall health and may also play a key role in the prevention of certain types of cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and type 1 diabetes.

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What's New

Symposium 2019

The annual symposium is fast approaching! This year, we will share insights and perspectives on the concept of sustainable diets.

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The environment and milk: get the facts

Watch this webinar to gain a better understanding of the current environmental footprint of milk production in Canada and the ways farmers have proactively reduced it.

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Do you need an alkaline diet?

For years, alkaline diets have garnered interest from health professionals, lifestyle bloggers and nutrition researchers. Because it is based on more thorough theories than we typically hear in the...

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The DASH diet: Current state of knowledge

Watch this webinar and explore scientific evidence on hypertension, the DASH diet and the role of dairy products in this dietary pattern.

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Lactose Intolerance: A Scientific Update and the Place of Milk Products

Watch this webinar and explore recent scientific research on lactose intolerance and dairy products.

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Review of Canada's Food Guide - The Place of Milk Products

Explore the latest studies on dairy products and health in the context of future food policy consultations.

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Milk production: A life-cycle analysis

How are Canadian dairy farmers promoting sustainable practices? Explore the topic and get the stats at a glance.

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