Dairy products are recommended by experts as a part of a healthy diet as they provide essential nutrients for good health. They naturally contain fats, including saturated fat which has been suggested to increase the risk of heart disease. As a result the advice for decades has been to limit saturated fat from all food sources and preferentially choose low-fat dairy products. However increasing evidence suggests the bad reputation of full-fat dairy may be unjustified.
Milk naturally contains a unique package of nutrients that are essential for good health, including high quality protein, calcium, B vitamins, potassium and phosphorus to name a few. Even better, it comes in a range of convenient formats to suit your needs – from fresh, refrigerated milk to long life UHT milk and milk powder. But what effect, if any, does processing have on all that great nutrition in milk? Let’s find out by exploring the different processes in a little more detail.Read more