Category Archives: Nutrition: Food: Dairy Products

Drinking Raw Milk Dramatically Increases Risk for Foodborne Illness: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Newswise — An analysis conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) found that the risks of drinking raw (unpasteurized) cow’s milk are significant. Consumers are nearly 100 times more likely to get foodborne illness … Continue reading

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Respected dietitian group says processed cheese OK for kids

Kraft Singles, individually wrapped slices of processed American cheese, can now use the group’s new “Kids Eat Right” label, designed to point health-conscious families in the right nutritional direction when shopping for kid- friendly foods. The new label will appear … Continue reading

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Expert cholesterol advice has been ill-advised

New dietary recommendations are due later this year from the U.S. government, and big changes could be coming for cholesterol. A preliminary document from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, released in December and reported this week by the Washington Post, … Continue reading

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Prostate cancer risk update focuses on dairy, calcium

Dairy products, calcium, and prostate cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies 1,2,3,4 Dagfinn Aune, Deborah A Navarro Rosenblatt, Doris SM Chan, Ana Rita Vieira, Rui Vieira, Darren C Greenwood, Lars J Vatten, and Teresa Norat - … Continue reading

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Doubling saturated fat in the diet does not increase saturated fat in blood

New research sponsored by dairy, beef, and egg industries links diabetes, heart disease risk to diet high in carbs, not fat COLUMBUS, Ohio - Doubling or even nearly tripling saturated fat in the diet does not drive up total levels … Continue reading

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11 ways to improve heart health with food

Newswise — CHICAGO- As the holidays approach, it’s easy to slip into bad eating habits. However, poor diet increases the risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and poor circulation – three major factors that affect overall heart health. In … Continue reading

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Which milk for kids? Cow, low-fat, soy, almond, coconut, goat, other?

Cow’s milk has been touted as one of the healthiest foods you can give your growing baby or toddler. Yet in recent years, some parents are filling up sippy cups with non-dairy alternatives like almond milk and coconut milk instead. … Continue reading

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Dairy intake can reduce risk of metabolic diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes: Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism

Dairy is considered part of a healthy diet and dietary guidelines recommend the daily consumption of 2-4 portions of milk-based products such as milk, yogurt, cheese, cream and butter. It’s well known that dairy products contain calcium and minerals good … Continue reading

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Cheeseburgers drive greenhouse gas emissions

Newswise — ANN ARBOR—If Americans altered their menus to conform to federal dietary recommendations, emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases tied to agricultural production could increase significantly, according to a new study by University of Michigan researchers. Martin Heller and Gregory … Continue reading

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How the 4 key dairy nutrients interact

The top 10 functional foods trends The Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Kitchen Understanding that diets are often built around food groups rather than specific nutrients, researchers from Switzerland, France, and North America decided to examine interactions between four nutrients found in … Continue reading

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Study reaffirms soy-dairy protein blend increases muscle mass: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

A new study published online in the Journal of Applied Physiology shows additional benefits of consuming a blend of soy and dairy proteins after resistance exercise for building muscle mass. Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch found that … Continue reading

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Cheese and the pathogens therein

Listeria is a rod-shaped bacterium highly prevalent in the environment and generally not a threat to human health. One species however, Listeria monocytogenes, can cause listeriosis, a very dangerous disease. This pathogen can be present in raw milk and soft … Continue reading

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Low-fat dairy consumption may improve insulin resistance

Nutr J. 2013 May 2;12:56. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-12-56. Consumption of low-fat dairy foods for 6 months improves insulin resistance without adversely affecting lipids or bodyweight in healthy adults: a randomized free-living cross-over study. Rideout TC, Marinangeli CP, Martin H, Browne RW, … Continue reading

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