The researchers are identifying molecules that interact with beneficial bacteria in the infant gut to ease digestion, prevent inflammation and even fight cancer.
December 17, 2014
After decoding breast milk’s important health-promoting constituents, a team of researchers at the University of California, Davis, is now doing the same for cow’s milk, with potential benefits both for human health and the U.S. dairy industry.
Industry experts and scientific researchers covered topics ranging from emerging dairy markets and future global consumption trends to innovative methods for better quality control and production of new lines of dairy ingredients.
November 22, 2013
The Symposium organizersaid “over the years we have received tremendous feedback from attendees about the value of this Dairy Ingredients Symposium to help manufacturers and end-users." Dairy ingredient researchers, manufacturers, end-users and related groups will meet in February 2014 for for the 16th Dairy Ingredients Symposium.
Perhaps whole milk makes children feel full so they don't reach for the chips or other snacks.
March 20, 2013
Preschoolers who are given low-fat milk, as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics, are more likely to be overweight or obese than children given 2 percent or whole milk and, over time, gain weight at a similar rate as children drinking 2 percent or whole, new research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests.
Recent findings suggest that not all dairy products are equally beneficial in promoting bone strength.
March 1, 2013
A study by researchers at the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS), has found that dairy intake -- specifically milk and yogurt -- is associated with higher bone mineral density (BMD) in the hip, but not the spine.
"If you seek to find what milk components do in the human intestine you need to study the intestinal bacteria that are influenced by human milk in the first place," says scientist.
August 24, 2012
Recently published work by researchers at the University of California, Davis examines the capability of bifidobacteria to help break down components of breast milk to help improve the overall health of infants.