Handbook of Dairy Foods and Nutrition Third edition by Gregory D. Miller

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Handbook of Dairy Foods and Nutrition
Third edition
by Gregory D. Miller

Handbook of Dairy Foods and Nutrition, Third Edition continues to provide state-of-the-art information on dairy products and nutrition


  • Provides the latest research on dairy foods and nutrition
  • Includes an expanded chapter on dairy and selected cancers
  • Features a new chapter on dairy foods and weight management
  • Gives strategies to improve dairy intake for those with lactose intolerance
  • Contains chapters reviewed by nutrition and medical scientists
  • The handbook begins with a comprehensive overview of the nutritional content and benefits of milk and milk products including cheese and yogurt, and explains the effects of dairy intake on cardiovascular health and hypertension. It continues by providing the most up-to-date information on the relationship between dairy intake and colon, breast, and prostate cancers.

    An entirely new chapter is devoted to addressing recent research about the role of dairy foods in weight management. It also contains chapters examining the evidentiary relationship between dairy intake and bone and dental health.

    A full chapter addresses the condition of lactose digestion, distinguishing lactose intolerance from lactose maldigestion, as well as providing research-based strategies to improve milk tolerance.


    The Importance of Milk and Milk Products in the Diet


    • Nutrient Components of Milk and Milk Products
    • Nutrient Contribution of Milk and Milk Products
    • Recommendations to Include Milk and Milk Products in the Diet
    • Protecting the Quality of Milk and Other Dairy Foods
    • Kinds of Milk and Milk Products

    Dairy Foods and Cardiovascular Health


    • Contribution of Milk and Milk Products to Fat, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol Intake
    • Dairy Nutrients, Dairy Foods, and Coronary Heart Disease
    • Efficacy and Safety of Low-Fat, Low-Saturated Fat Diets

    Dairy Foods and Hypertension


    • Dietary Patterns Including Dairy Foods and Blood Pressure
    • Dairy Food Nutrients and Blood Pressure
    • Other Lifestyle Modifications
    • Comprehensive Lifestyle Modifications and Blood Pressure: Putting It All Together

    Dairy Foods and Cancer


    • Dairy Foods, Calcium, Vitamin D, and Prevention of Colon Cancer
    • Dairy Foods and Breast Cancer
    • Dairy Foods and Prostate Cancer
    • Dairy-Food Cultures and Cancer
    • Other Protective Components in Dairy Foods

    Dairy Foods and Bone Health


    • Bone Basics
    • Risk Factors for Osteoporosis
    • Calcium, Dairy Products and Bone Health
    • Vitamin D and Bone Health
    • Protein and Bone Health
    • Additional Nutrients and Bone Health
    • The Dairy Advantage

    Dairy Foods and Oral Health


    • Dental Caries and Tooth Enamel Erosion
    • Periodontal Disease

    Dairy Foods and a Healthy Weight


    • Dairy Products and a Healthy Weight in Adults
    • Experimental Animal Studies
    • Potential Mechanisms
    • Dairy Products and Weight/Body Composition in Children and Adolescents

    Lactose Digestion


    • Physiology of Lactose Digestion
    • Symptoms
    • Diagnosis
    • Relationship between Lactose Maldigestion, Intolerance, and Milk Intolerance
    • Long-Term Consequences of Lactose Maldigestion
    • Strategies for Dietary Management of Primary Lactose Maldigestion
    • Treatment of Malnutrition/Diarrheal Disease in Children
    • Recommendations for Feeding Programs
    • Future Research Needs

    Contribution of Dairy Foods to Health throughout the Life Cycle


    • Infancy
    • Toddler and Preschool Years
    • School-Aged Child
    • Adolescence
    • Adults
    • Older Adults


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