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Qualitative Data

Only one in three Canadians gets enough milk products every day. Researchers are trying to identify the factors contributing to this underconsumption in order to find strategies aimed at increasing milk product consumption to optimal levels.

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  • Strategies to Increase Consumption of Milk Products

    A large proportion of North Americans don’t consume the minimum recommended daily servings of milk products. Milk, cheese and yogurt provide key nutrients and are associated with many benefits, including bone and cardiometabolic health outcomes. Strategies to increase milk product intake to optimal levels are urgently needed.

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    Front-of-package labelling systems have been proposed as an approach to guide healthier food choices at the point of purchase. However, it is inconclusive whether front-of-package labels influence consumer purchasing behaviour.

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