Fat or Fiction: The Science of Whole Milk Dairy in Healthy Eating

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  • 1 min read May 24, 2019

Watch National Dairy Council’s webinar, “Fat or Fiction: The Science of Whole Milk Dairy Foods Within Healthy Eating Patterns,” created to help health and wellness professionals understand the emerging body of science on whole milk dairy foods.


While the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) recommends choosing low-fat or fat-free dairy foods, emerging evidence suggests a more flexible approach that includes fuller fat dairy foods can fit within healthy eating patterns. Learn more about the emerging body of science supporting the association of dairy foods (i.e., milk, cheese and yogurt), regardless of fat content, with reduced risk of diseases like cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and hypertension in adults. Discover how enjoying dairy foods with varying fat content can help satisfy nutritional needs, as well as individual tastes and preferences.

Watch the video above now to learn more. You can download the PDF of the slides by clicking the button on the right.