Science & Research

Dairy and health: Cardiovascular health and blood pressure

Research submissions

In order to keep the dairy industry strong, National Dairy Council® product research drives demand for dairy products and ingredients through the funding of pre-competitive nutrition and product research.

Learn about funding opportunities

More and more research is showing the benefits of dairy products as related to body weight, body composition and metabolic health. New research also shows that milkfat from dairy products may have unique, positive effects on health.
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Science-backed opportunities

Our hope is to fully explore the relationship between dairy intake and cardiovascular health. With this ongoing research, we’re looking to identify opportunities to better address consumer needs and health.

View a selection of recent technical insights and research below or log in to download the complete list of research projects in this area.