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Dairy Nutrition Continuing Education

The online programs below present general information on nutrition and health, as well as the latest research findings regarding the role of milk products. All programs can be accessed free of charge and the detailed instructions are given in each section.

Symposium 2018

The 2018 symposium gave us the opportunity to learn more about nutrition and Gut Health, including recent scientific advances in this area. The event aimed to enhance our knowledge of important topics such as the gut microbiota, the FODMAP diet, lactose intolerance and more. In this section, you can read the summary of the presentations or watch the webcast.

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The DASH diet: Current state of knowledge

From the prevalence of hypertension in Canada to the integration of the DASH diet in your practice, revisit key findings as well as recommendations from authorities such as Hypertension Canada with Sally Chiu, PhD, Research Scientist at Touro University California and Associate Staff Scientist, Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute. (Original webcast: September 27, 2018)

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

Ready to refresh your knowledge of lactose intolerance, dairy products and digestive health? Explore recent scientific research in this webinar presented by Dennis Savaiano, PhD, Professor of Nutrition Policy at Purdue University, Indianapolis. (Original webcast: November 16, 2017)

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Saturated fat and cardiovascular disease: Then and now

In today’s world one can find studies, guidelines, and popular press articles both espousing the benefits of reduced saturated fat as a means of reducing cardiovascular disease, as well as advocating that saturated fat is unrelated to heart attack and stroke or in some cases even [...]

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Symposium 2017

The 2017 symposium addressed women’s unique health challenges. Weight bias, the role of protein in aging, bone health and the nutritional needs of active women were amongst the topics discussed. In this section, you can read the summary of the presentations or watch the webcast.

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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 by watching this webinar presented by Maria Kalergis, PhD, RD, CDE and Annie Vézina, RD from Dairy Farmers of Canada. (Original webcast: July 12, 2017)

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Bone Health: Dairy, Calcium and Beyond

Explore the role of dairy and dairy nutrients in bone health and learn more about the Gut-Bone Axis in this webinar presented by Kelsey Mangano, PhD, RD from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. (Original webcast: June 13, 2017)

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Symposium 2016

The 2016 symposium addressed the different Dietary Patterns. Amongst the topics, cardiometabolic health and the DASH diet were discussed. In this section, you can read the summary of the presentations or watch the webcast.

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What's New

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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Symposium 2018

This year, we highlighted the connection between nutrition and Gut Health.

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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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