The Dairy Matrix: Beyond Individual Nutrients- Aoife Marie Murphy, PhD
Is dairy fat healthy or unhealthy?
Why do we see recommendations to reduce saturated fat intake, while at the same time see headlines from studies showing full-fat dairy may be healthy for us?
The answer lies in the fact that food can often be more than the sum of its parts.
Dairy, saturated fat & health
Dairy is a nutrient rich food group which has been championed for its role in bone, dental and muscle health for decades. On the contrary, dairy has also been the subject of ‘negative press’ concerning its saturated fat content, which is linked to heart disease and other metabolic complications. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the number 1 cause of mortality globally, representing 31% of all deaths (1)…
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