Health effects of dairy foods: new insights based on the food matrix concept:
Professor Arne Astrup, Novo Nordisk Foundation - Beyond nutrients: impact of the dairy matrix on cardiometabolic health
Dr Sandra Iuliano, University of Melbourne - Musculoskeletal health: the importance of the dairy matrix effect
Chair: Pauline Douglas, Ulster University and EFAD Honorary Treasurer
Dairy and CVD risk reduction - new insights based on the food matrix concept
Professor Arne Astrup, Novo Nordisk Foundation
Chair: Professor Michelle McKinley, Queen’s University Belfast
As nutrition science evolves, we are learning more and more about the food matrix effect and its importance in understanding the impact that food has on our health. The dairy matrix is one of the best researched examples of the ‘food matrix effect’, with beneficial matrix effects established for cardiometabolic health, body composition and bone health.