Information about dairy foods from leading Australian health organisations, including links to calcium intake, healthy diet and lactose intolerance.
Lactose intolerance treatments
Information about lactose intolerance treatments, and how to reduce the amount of dairy products while also making sure you get enough calcium.
Allergic reactions to cow's milk
About 1 in 50 infants has an allergic reaction to cow’s milk. Learn more here about allergy to milk proteins.
Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, the sugar found in milk and milk products. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatment options.
Arthritis and diet
Studies suggest certain foods may help you manage arthritis. Read more about the types of food to eat to help control arthritis.
Vitamin A is important for good vision, healthy skin and for supporting the immune system. Most Australians can get enough from eating a varied, healthy diet. Learn more here.
Vegetarian and vegan diets
It's easy to be healthy on a vegetarian diet if you include plan-based foods from the 5 food groups. But a vegan diet requires extra care.
Alzheimer's disease and diet
To help prevent dementia, a low-fat and high-fibre diet with fresh fruit and vegetables and whole grains is recommended. Find out about Alzheimer's disease and diet.
Vitamins and minerals
Vitamins and minerals are necessary for the healthy functioning of our bodies but if you have a balanced diet, most can be found in the foods we eat.
Calcium is needed for strong bones, the prevention of osteoporosis and more. Find out how much you need and what are some good sources of calcium.