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.
According to a 2011 Nestle Nutrition Institute review of research, consumption of dairy products and their milk proteins increase satiety and reduce food intake and blood glucose response when consumed alone or with carbohydrate. Read more about studies into milk protein and health.