Fact Sheets

The role of Dairy in Optimal and Under Nutrition – The First 1000 Days

The critical window for adequate child growth and cognitive development is between conception and 24 months of age and hence many recent international nutrition initiatives focus on optimising nutriti...

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Questions on Trans and CLA of Dairy Products

What are trans fatty acids? Are there many of them? Why distinguish them from other fatty acids? These are just a few of the questions answered in this comprehensive factsheets on Trans and CLA of dai...

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Cheese, salt and nutrition

This factsheet will provide you with lots of information about cheese including cheesemaking, salt in cheese and cheese nutrition, which can help you incorporate cheese into your diet....

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Osteoporosis – Good Health & Nutrition

Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones have lost calcium and other minerals, become fragile and tend to fracture more easily. Building a higher peak bone mass early in life helps prevent osteopor...

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Diabetes – Good Health & Nutrition

As one of the core food groups, dairy foods play a key role in a healthy balanced diet. Dairy foods (such as milk, cheese and yogurt) provide essential nutrients, including: „„Protein, „„Carbo...

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Drinks for Children – Good Health & Nutrition

Children’s drink choices can make a difference to their overall health. Children, especially young ones, can become dehydrated. So drinking regularly is very important. By helping children to make...

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Colon Cancer: What You Can Do to Prevent It?

This fact sheet provides information on Colon cancer and what you can do to prevent it Who has it? What are the risk factors for colon cancer? What role does diet play? Considerable resea...

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Dairy & Heart Disease

Dietary recommendations advise a general reduction in fat intake and in particular a reduction in saturates. Foods such as milk, which provide some fat, and for which lower-fat alternatives exist, are...

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Dairy & Hypertension

Hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure, affects millions of people around the world. Researchers behind what has come to be known as the “Dash Diet” (Dietary Approaches to Stopping H...

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Dairy & Lactose intolerance

Contrary to the common notion that people who are sensitive to lactose must avoid milk and milk products, many can still consume a glass of milk without any significant symptoms. It is even possible t...

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Dairy & Weight

Trying to lose weight ? Research has shown that you will have more likelihood of success with an adequate calcium intake. Therefore, don't abandon your milk and milk products as they provide the most...

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The differentiation of Trans fatty acids (TFA)

This factsheet gives information on the difference between industrially produced TFAs and naturally present TFAs...

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