Dairy Industry News

  • Research shows real milk supports immune health, bones & muscles

    Mar 3, 2021 · Morning Ag Clips

    Immune system support and disease prevention are top of mind for Americans stuck at home under the threat of Covid and in a cycle of inactivity led by excess time in front of computer, phone and television screens. The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has partnered with researchers at the University of California at Davis (UC Davis) Food for Health Institute to help consumers better understand the impact of real milk on the body to help counter deterioration. Real milk, when consumed as part of a healthy eating pattern, has been scientifically proven to help protect bones and muscles, and is a natural source of immune-boosting nutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin D and protein. The nutrients in milk and dairy foods work together to produce unique health benefits that are hard to reproduce.Read Full Article

  • Diet modifications -- including more wine and cheese -- may help reduce cognitive decline, study suggests

    Feb 3, 2021 · Science Daily

    The foods we eat may have a direct impact on our cognitive acuity in our later years. This is the key finding of an Iowa State University research study spotlighted in an article published in the November 2020 issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.Read Full Article

  • Willard School hosts mobile dairy

    Jan 11, 2021 · Ada News

    Fifth and sixth graders at Willard Grade Center had a special visitor Wednesday - a dairy cow named Snickers.The mobile dairy classroom was from Southwest Dairy Farmers, and was intended to educate children on how dairy products go from the farm to the grocery store, what kinds of dairy products are available, and how dairy products can contribute to a healthy diet.Read Full Article

  • Grand Opening of the Dairy Visitor Center

    Nov 2, 2020 · OSTATE TV

    Grand opening of the OSU Dairy Visitor Center. Southwest and Southland Dairy Farmers have partnered with Oklahoma State University to provide hands-on dairy education.Read Full Article

  • Studies Confirm Dairy Does Not Cause Inflammation

    Oct 2, 2020 · Verywell Health

    While the internet is full of suggestions to avoid dairy due to its inflammatory properties, medical research does not appear to support that claim. A new systematic review shows consuming dairy appears to have neutral to beneficial effects on inflammatory markers.1For the September review in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, researchers analyzed 27 trials that focused on dairy products’ effect on inflammatory markers. Dairy products included dairy food options like milk, yogurt, cheese, and proteins from milk including casein and whey.Read Full Article