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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.
Consistent evidence indicates that chocolate milk helps improve diet quality in children and adolescents without any increase in added sugars and caloric intakes, or any adverse effect on weight.Read more
Of the total added sugar intake in a person’s diet, it is estimated that chocolate milk and other flavoured milks contribute less than 2%—or less than 1 g—of added sugar per person per day.Read more
Health Canada requires the mandatory fortification of skim and partially skimmed milk with vitamin A. The form added to milk is vitamin A palmitate, which is the most stable form and can be finely...Read more
Bone health is important for overall health and quality of life and is dependent on bone mass, bone architecture and body mechanics. Optimal bone health status is crucial to prevent osteoporosis,...Read more
Numerous studies have confirmed the beneficial role of the DASH dietary pattern on blood pressure, and various DASH-style diets have also been examined.Read more