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IDFA Highlights Research Insights for Industry from NDC

Nov 05, 2010

The National Dairy Council recently published a review of the food-safety and nutritional implications of pasteurization, showing favorable results. Additional evidence demonstrated that fermented dairy products containing probiotic bacteria are linked to health-promoting functions beyond simple nutrition.

Other industry research finds that almost 40 percent of American children's calorie consumption comes from solid fat and added sugars. And a third study demonstrates that milk protein may be more effective than carbohydrates for rehydration after exercise.

A new "Insight for Industry: A Summary of Recent Dairy Research" is available each month in the Resource Center at


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