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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

Protein for Bone Health: Evidence Update and Implications for Practice

Interested in learning more about the latest evidence on protein and bone health?

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Milk Products and Mucus Secretion

Is it okay to drink milk when suffering from a cold? Does milk increase mucus secretions in the respiratory tract? These are questions sometimes asked. The overall research does not support the...

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The Effect of Milk Products on Inflammation

Evidence from systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials suggests that milk product consumption does not have an adverse effect on inflammation. In fact, milk products may reduce systemic...

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Milk Products and Asthma

The overall scientific evidence suggests that milk products do not increase the risk of developing asthma or exacerbate asthma symptoms. In fact, emerging evidence suggests...

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Diet, CVD and mortality: State of the evidence

Wondering what is the latest scientific evidence on saturated fat and its association with CVD outcomes and mortality?

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Practice update: Bone health, calcium and milk products

What does research say about bone health, calcium, and the role of dairy products? View our latest factsheet on this topic.

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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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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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