Exercise is more influential than calcium intake in determining
bone strength in young women, say US researchers, who found that
daily calcium intake had no significant impact on bone gain during
adolescence. They say that taking...
The dairy industry has been eagerly promoting trials showing that
the calcium in milk products can prevent obesity but, writes
Dominique Patton, several gaps in the evidence mean that
dietary guidelines based on this effect are a...
The Danish Dairy Research Foundation, will present their findings
on calcium's affect on body weight in the Annual meeting of th
Danish Nutrition Society this month. A substantial amount of
research, mainly from the US, has made...
Valio is to launch its probiotic cheese in Belgium, the first
country outside its home market, where cheese is a fast-growing new
application area for the health-promoting bacteria, writes
Nurses in the UK are calling for an educational campaign outlining
the health risks of dairy foods. Researchers from Imperial College
London believe that in an attempt to increase yield, farmers are
artificially increasing a growth...
A diet of rapeseed oil fed to dairy cows can produce healthier milk
and butter to beat their artery-clogging equivalents, find British
scientists, signalling future gains for suppliers of ingredients to
the animal feed industry.
There has been an increase in health conscious consumers in recent
times and as a result products that make health claims (functional
foods) have been driving the dairy sector's growth. However, a new
study has suggested that...
A new study has revealed that organic milk has more health benefits
than previously predicted. The findings show that organic milk has
higher Omega fatty acid content than conventional milk. Organic
farmers are calling for official...