Dairy benefits

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 13 September 2011



(2011), "Dairy benefits", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 41 No. 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/nfs.2011.01741eaa.033



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Dairy benefits

Article Type: Food facts From: Nutrition & Food Science, Volume 41, Issue 5

The overwhelming majority of young people are aware of the nutritional benefits of milk, according to a new UK-wide study. The Dairy Council commissioned research among 1,001 12-20 year olds across Britain to assess their attitudes to milk.

The research found:

  • 85% of 12-20 year olds surveyed believe low fat milk is a healthy food.

  • 99% believe milk contains calcium.

  • 98% believe calcium is needed for strong teeth.

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