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Dairy foods

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Asthma and dairy foods - myDr.com.au

This special feature explores the asthma and dairy foods debate. Find out if milk is safe for your child with asthma.

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Dairy foods: How much is enough? | Nutrition Australia

Dairy foods including milk, cheese and yogurt are one of the five food groups the Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend we eat every day.

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How can I get more calcium in my diet? Dietitians Association of Australia

How can I get more calcium in my diet? The best source ofcalciumcomes from dairy products,such as milk, cheese and yoghurt

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Milk and Milk Products (Dairy Products) | myVMC

Children and adolescents should be encouraged to consume milk products because this is the period of their lives in which they are building their peak bone mass and developing lifelong habits. This article highlights the benefits of milk and milk products, as well as common misconceptions.

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Nutrition and Lactose Intolerance | myVMC

Nutrition in lactose intolerance is important, because many lactose intolerance patients control their symptoms by avoiding foods which contain lactose, especially dairy products. Unfortunately, this may put them at risk of calcium deficiency.

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Understanding lactose intolerance Dietitians Association of Australia

Understanding lactose intolerance Lactose intolerance is a set of symptoms caused by the bodysinability to digest lactose properly

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Lactose Intolerance | Nutrition Australia

What is Lactose? Lactose is the carbohydrate naturally found in all kinds of milk, including human milk. It can also be used as an ingredient in some foods.

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Dental health | Nutrition Australia

Good dental health For good dental health, you need to look after your teeth. Dental diseases such as tooth decay and dental erosion are very common health problems in Australia, but they are largely preventable!

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Why do we need calcium? Dietitians Association of Australia

Why do we need calcium? Calcium is super important for strong bones and healthy teeth

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Bioactives | myVMC

Bioactives are chemical molecules and microbes that have some biological effect on our body. Bioactive food components are bioactives that have been added to food. They are not essential for nutrition, but are thought to offer some health benefits.

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