NDC’s Top 15 Recommended Articles

January 18, 2018

The nutrition and health experts at National Dairy Council, in collaboration with other health and wellness professionals, have written hundreds of articles.

Here are 15 of our favorites:

  1. Your Bones Support You Every Day - Support Them with Dairy: Although a previous study questioned the role of milk in bone fracture risk, a new study that found a link between consumption of milk and dairy foods and a reduced risk of hip fracture.
  2. Cheese and Health: Making Sense of the Fat Headlines: Advice to choose low-fat or fat-free milk, cheese or yogurt has not changed in 30 years, but the science on saturated fat, dairy foods and cardiovascular health has continued to evolve.
  3. 3 Ways Substituting Milk for Sugary Drinks Helps Kids: Replacing sugary beverages with low-fat or fat-free milk in children’s meals and snacks, may be linked to improved childhood health in more ways than one.
  4. Study: Eating Low-Fat Yogurt Can Help Reduce Inflammation Biomarkers in Women: A new clinical study showed that eating low-fat yogurt reduced biomarkers of chronic inflammation in apparently healthy women.
  5. Study: It Does Not Have to be Plant vs. Animal: Some believe that eating plans rich in plant-based foods and with minimal animal-based foods are not only best for health, but also the environment – however, the opposite may be true.
  6. Discover Your Role in Recovering Food Waste: Eating well no longer means just eating nutritiously, for many people it also means considering the impact our food choices have on the environment.
  7. How Dairy Foods and Eating Patterns Support Metabolic Health: Research suggests dairy foods can help maintain health.
  8. More Evidence Backs Butter: A meta-analysis was added to the emerging science around dairy fat, but this time the food implicated was a bit of a surprise: butter.
  9. Is Dairy Bad For You?: National Dairy Council experts help explain the positive role dairy can play in our lives. Learn more about the research that supports the benefits associated with enjoying dairy foods.
  10. Honor the Harvest: From Farm to Table and Back Again: Honoring the harvest is about respect and good stewardship.
  11. Which Foods Have Protein?: Protein is naturally found in animal as well as plant foods. But did you know not all protein is created equal?
  12. Healthy Aging: Protein and Physical Activity Can Help: Research shows eating adequate protein, including protein from animal sources such as dairy foods, is associated with preserving muscle mass and functional performance, especially when combined with physical activity.
  13. Dairy and Sustainability: 6 Things that may Surprise You: Did you know dairy was one of the first food groups to measure its carbon footprint? Learn more here.
  14. Is Dairy Environmentally Friendly?: Dr. Greg Miller, Ph.D., FACN, helps answer this common question and provides a snapshot of what the dairy community has done, is doing and is planning to do in the future to continuously improve its environmental efforts.
  15. Do Kids Who Eat Breakfast Perform Better Academically?: When it comes to cognitive performance, most children can benefit from habitually eating a high-quality diet, but what about breakfast specifically?

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