making a difference for dairy

Canadian Trade Policies
Food Waste
Geographical Indications
National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard
NCIMS - 2017 Conference Summary
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Nutrition Facts Label Changes
Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)
Worker Safety in the Dairy Industry

More issues...

Be Heard

Regulatory RoundUp

Get Involved

Dairy Counts

Join the Discussion

Dairy Forum

Dairy Delivers: The Economic Impact of Dairy Products
Dairy Counts
FDA Milk Safety Memorandums
Buyers' Guide
Member Hotlines
Dairy Market Prices
Quick Links

Dairy Facts 2016

Studies Measure Health, Economic Impact of Low Dairy Consumption

Oct 17, 2012

The latest issue of "Dairy Research Insights" reviews two recent studies that document the health and economic impact of consuming too few dairy foods. One analysis found that the estimated direct healthcare cost of illness attributable to low consumption of dairy products is equivalent to $2.1 billion annually – or $11.7 billion when lost productivity was applied to the model.

The findings for the e-newsletter are selected and interpreted each month by members of the Dairy Research Institute's team of scientists.

International Sweetener Colloquium