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Iodine and essential element levels lower in organic milk, says study

Levels of iodine and other essential trace elements, including zinc and selenium, are lower in organic milk than in conventionally-produced milk, a team of Spanish researchers has discovered. 

Sweetened milk consumption 'undermines' child diet quality, says Havard expert

The industry-encouraged consumption of sweetened, reduced-fat, flavored milk by children as an alternative to plain whole milk “undermines diet quality,” a Harvard pediatric health expert has claimed.

Identifying complementary cheese, beer pairings key to develop appropriate matches: Study

Understanding what drives consumer preference for cheese and beer pairings is essential to improve the ability of cheese makers and brewers to develop appropriate matches, a team of Italian researchers...

Thermoformed bottle cap use could reduce US dairy industry carbon emissions: study

The adoption of thermoforming technology to manufacture milk bottle caps could help to reduce the US dairy industry’s carbon footprint, researchers from the University of Arkansas have claimed.

Fraunhofer leads EU project to develop water-efficient, sustainable dairy wastewater treatment system

German research institute, Fraunhofer, is leading a project to engineer an electrochemical water treatment system for dairy processors – a development it expects will be offer greater efficiency in terms...

Say cheese! Researchers claim eating cheese could help prevent tooth cavities

Eating cheese and other dairy products may help to protect teeth against cavities by maintaining baseline acidity levels in the mouth, a team of Indian researchers has discovered.

Camel milk inhibits growth of colon cancer cells, find researchers

A component of camel milk may stop the growth of colon cancer cells, according to a study.

Lower infant formula protein levels may offer obesity protection - Nestlé-backed study

Follow-on formula with protein levels closer to that of breast milk may offer “high risk” infants additional protection from obesity later in life, a Nestlé-backed study has claimed....

Calcium supplements linked to lower death risk for women: Study

Daily supplements of calcium up to 1000 mg may be associated with reduced mortality for women, says a new study from Canada.

Prebiotic infant formula yields breast milk-like infant microbiota: Study

Infant formula infused with prebiotic oligofructose-enriched inulin results in an infant microbiota that is closer to that of breast milk fed infants during the first four months of life, a...

Misdiagnosed cow’s milk allergy in infants ‘potentially harmful’ - study

Parents and doctors must be more aware of the importance of objectively diagnosing milk allergies in infant to “prevent potential nutritional deficiencies,” according to a team of Israeli researchers.

The true taste of strawberry: Researchers reveal mechanism to allow biosynthesis of key aroma compound

Molecular analysis has revealed a new route for the biosynthetic production of key strawberry aromas that may help industry produce products with 'the true flavour of strawberry', researchers have revealed.

Trimming the fat: For a better memory avoid sat fats, meat and dairy and increase omega-3

Avoiding saturated fat, meat and dairy, whilst increasing the intake of omega-3 may be linked to better preservation of memory functions, say researchers.

Manufacturer seeks partner to create smoky, glittery, glowing and effervescent ice cream

A leading ice cream manufacturer is looking for partners to help it create an ”innovative and surprising sensorial effects during the consumption of ice cream”. 

Danone Institute teams up with nutrition bodies to examine health effects of yogurt

The Danone Institute International, the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), and the UK-based Nutrition Society (NS) have joined forces to evaluate the state of science surrounding the relationship between yogurt...

Cancer-preventing effects of dairy consumption ‘outweigh’ harmful impact – scientific review

Evidence supporting the preventative effect of milk and milk product consumption on cancer is “considerably greater” than the evidence that supports its harmful impact, Iranian researchers have claimed.


'No magic ingredient': Ensuring healthier dairy launches don't suffer a quality slide

There is no ‘magic ingredient’ dairy producers can use to counteract changes in product stability resulting from pressure to cut sugars, salt and fat, although newer non-thermal processes can help,...


‘Quality’ dairy nutrients could slash US healthcare costs by billions: DRI president

Dairy products play an vital role in disease prevention, and could save the US healthcare system billions if consumers ate them at recommended levels, according to the Dairy Research Institute...

Abbott partners with University of Granada on nutrition research

Abbott Nutrition has expanded its partnership with Spain’s University of Granada to develop new nutrition products and analytical testing methods, the company has said.

How Now Black Cow? 'World’s 1st pure milk’ vodka grows sales

A UK brand that claims to have produced the world’s first pure milk vodka says that sales are growing, with Black Cow vodka now on sale in numerous retail outlets...

US researchers link low-fat milk consumption with pre-school obesity

Pre-school children that consume 1%-fat or skim milk are more likely to be overweight or obese between the ages of two and four than those who consume whole or 2%-fat...

High-fat dairy linked to worse breast cancer survival: Study

Consuming high-fat dairy products following diagnosis with breast cancer could lead to a higher risk or worse outcomes, according to new research.

'A big step forward': Probiotics may alter brain activity in healthy people, says Danone/UCLA data

Daily supplements of a fermented milk product containing five different probiotic strains may affect the parts of the brain linked to emotion and sensation, says a new study from UCLA...

Soy industry: FAO protein findings only useful in malnourished populations

The European soy sector says a UN report that found dairy proteins offer a superior amino acid profile to plant proteins is only meaningful for the malnourished.

Dairy products and high GI diet linked to acne, say reviewers

There is increasing evidence that diet, in particular consumption of high glycaemic load and dairy foods, are associated with acne, according to a new review.

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