Dairy Facts & Fallacies

Did you know that 100% Canadian milk is one of the safest and most tested foods in the country? Get the full story on this and other misconceptions around hormones, antibiotics and more.

  • The Asian Myth

    The Asian Myth

    There’s a view that there is a lot less osteoporosis in Asia than here in Canada, yet Asians consume very few milk products. What gives?

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  • Effects of pasteurization on the nutritional value of milk

    Effects of pasteurization on the nutritional value of milk

    Pasteurization involves heating milk to between 63 °C and 72 °C for a few seconds before cooling it. The goal of this process is to destroy any bacteria that may be present during milking and that cause diseases such as salmonellosis.

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  • Acne, Nutrition and Milk Products

    Acne, Nutrition and Milk Products

    The link between diet and acne has had a rocky past. Early studies from the 1940s suggested that some foods were linked to acne, but two key studies from the 1970s refuted this notion and indicated that there was no association between diet and this skin condition.

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  • The Facts on Trans Fats

    The Facts on Trans Fats

    In moderation, fat can be part of a healthy diet. Here’s the low-down on trans fats and milk products.

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  • Lactose Intolerance or Milk Allergy?

    Lactose Intolerance or Milk Allergy?

    Contrary to popular belief, lactose intolerance and milk allergy are two very different conditions. Discover the difference and get a better understanding of treatment and care.

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  • What is Lactose Intolerance?

    What is Lactose Intolerance?

    Get the facts on lactose intolerance, the importance of a proper medical diagnosis, and how you can still get the nutrients your body needs after you’ve been diagnosed.

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  • Lactose: Simple Tips for Tolerance

    Lactose: Simple Tips for Tolerance

    According to the National Institutes of Health, the foremost health authority in the United States, most people who are lactose intolerant may still enjoy milk products every day. Here are some tips that can make it easier for your body to digest lactose.

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  • The Facts on Antibiotics

    The Facts on Antibiotics

    The use of antibiotics in the dairy industry is strictly regulated.

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