Milk is a convenient source of nutrition, providing 15 essential nutrients in just one glass. Consuming milk continues to be recommended by many Ontario doctors and nutritionists as part of a healthy lifestyle.
Research supports dairy as a key component of an overall healthy diet. Learn about all the ways milk and dairy products can support your patients’ health.
Download useful resources, research studies, and fact sheets on the benefits of dairy
As a source of complete protein and essential nutrients, drinking milk is a simple way to support optimal health.
Naturally nutrient dense, milk helps to combat nutrition deficiencies and ward off heart disease, hypertension, and colorectal cancer.
All forms of milk, including lactose-free milk, contain complete protein, vitamins, and minerals.
Research recognizes that the health effects of food are more complex than single nutrients. The Dairy Matrix shows the extensive nutritional benefits offered in dairy.
Alternative beverages are not required to have same nutrient value as dairy in Canada.
People with a higher consumption of dairy fat have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease than those with low intakes.
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