Greg Miller

Greg Miller

Dairy Foods contributing columnist Gregory D. Miller, Ph.D,, is president of the Dairy Research Institute, Rosemont, Ill., and the executive vice president of the National Dairy Council.

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A DASH of dairy

Dairy solutions to help fight high blood pressure

A DASH diet (rich in fruits, vegetables and predominantly low-fat dairy products) was found to lower blood pressure to a greater extent than a diet rich in fruits and vegetables but devoid of dairy.
March 25, 2014

Educating Americans about your products’ place in a DASH diet will become even more important leading up to and following the release of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Dietary Guidelines typically focus on a positive approach to reduce risk of or lower elevated blood pressure, including through following the DASH diet.


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Dairy powers healthy innovations

March 8, 2014

Turn to science to unlock the power of dairy’s nutrition and health benefits. Then create messages to teach consumers that dairy is a source of high-quality protein and other nutrients.


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Cheese, sodium & wellness

The nutritional benefits of cheese get a closer look

Although cheese contributes only 8% of sodium to the U.S. diet, the dairy industry isn’t taking this concern lightly.
January 17, 2014

Research shows people can detect as little as a 10% difference in the amount of salt in cheese. By reducing the variability of sodium, manufacturers can not only lower the average amount of sodium but also increase customer satisfaction.


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Dairy is a key source of protein, other nutrients

June 12, 2013
June is Dairy Month. It’s a good time to educate the public about cutting-edge research that supports the role of milk, cheese, yogurt and dairy ingredients in a healthy diet and a healthy environment.
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Research

Milk's role in cardiovascular disease

High consumption of saturated fats is a risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease. But research suggests that the saturated fat in milk might have a favorable effect on heart health.
March 15, 2013
The nutritional and health benefits of dairy food consumption have long provided industry with multiple opportunities to promote its products to health-minded consumers.
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Chocolate milk is nature's sports drink

The carbohydrates in chocolate milk provide usable energy and help to replenish glycogen stores.
March 13, 2012
Chocolate milk has been in the news recently — and part of that focus has been on its popularity as a recovery beverage for elite professional and endurance athletes.
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