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  • Scientific Evidence > Cancer

    Milk Products and Ovarian Cancer

    According to the World Cancer Research Fund International, the authority on diet and cancer, the evidence on the relationship between milk products and ovarian cancer is limited and no conclusions can be drawn. 

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  • Scientific Evidence > Cancer

    Milk Products and Breast Cancer

    According to the 2010 report by the World Cancer Research Fund International, the authority on diet and cancer, no conclusions can be drawn between milk products and breast cancer due to limited evidence. However, some newer evidence suggests an inverse association between dairy intake and breast cancer risk.

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  • Scientific Evidence > Experts' Summaries

    WHO Report on Trans Fats: Effects of Industrial versus Ruminant Trans Fat

    Data from randomized, controlled trials and observational studies demonstrate unequivocally that industrial trans fatty acids (TFA) derived from partially hydrogenated oils adversely affect several cardiovascular risk factors and are highly correlated with an increased risk of coronary...

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  • Scientific Evidence > Bone Health and Osteoporosis

    Bone Health: Studies in Adults and the Elderly

    A 2015 meta-analysis of 15 randomized controlled trials (n = 1,533) by Tai et al. examined whether increasing calcium from dietary sources affects bone mineral density.1 Increasing calcium intake from dietary sources led to a small increase in bone mineral density (by 0.6%-1.8%) at...

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  • Scientific Evidence > Bone Health and Osteoporosis

    Definitions, Situation of Osteoporosis in Canada and Risk Factors

    Osteoporosis is a disease with its roots in childhood, as bone size, strength, and mineralization peak in one's 20s. Since bone mass declines with advancing age and menopause, individuals who attain optimal peak bone mass during their younger years will have an advantage as they get older. Although it is largely genetically predetermined, peak bone mass is not always attained due to inadequate calcium and vitamin D intakes, poor overall nutrition, lack of physical activity, and other factors such as smoking.

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  • Facts & Fallacies > Product Quality

    Raw Milk

    Does pasteurization destroy the nutritional properties of milk? Is it healthier to consume raw milk? Pasteurization has very little impact on the nutritional value of milk and is essential to preserve its safety.

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  • Facts & Fallacies > Product Quality

    Antibiotics

    Are there antibiotics in milk? Dairy regulations in Canada are very clear. When a cow is receiving medication, the dairy farmer must follow strict protocols.

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  • Scientific Evidence > Healthy Weight

    Healthy Weight: Results from Studies in Adults

    Numerous studies from the scientific literature, including meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials, support the fact that dairy consumption is beneficial in helping adults achieve a healthy weight.

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The DASH Diet: What It Is and What the Research Says

Numerous studies have confirmed the beneficial role of the DASH dietary pattern on blood pressure, and various DASH-style diets have also been examined.

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Bone Health: Studies in Adults and the Elderly

A 2015 meta-analysis of 15 randomized controlled trials (n = 1,533) by Tai et al. examined whether increasing calcium from dietary sources affects bone mineral density. A 2013 meta-analysis of...

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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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Milk Products and Bone Health: Potential Mechanisms

Milk products contain many nutrients, such as calcium, vitamin D, protein and phosphorus, which play a key role in the formation and maintenance of optimal bone health.

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Milk Products and Breast Cancer

According to the 2010 report by the World Cancer Research Fund International, the authority on diet and cancer, no conclusions can be drawn between milk products and breast cancer due to limited...

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Milk Products and Bladder Cancer

Current evidence from the scientific literature, including meta-analyses and cohort studies, suggests that milk and milk products may reduce the risk of bladder cancer.

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