Adult milk consumption in the UK has dropped from about three litres per week in the 1970s to less than one litre. Consumers have to start regaining faith in milk
Cutting saturated fat in milk by changing a cow’s diet
Britain is losing its taste for milk over fears about fat, yet evidence shows dairy benefits our health.
By adding oilseed to a cow’s diet we’ve cut the amount of saturated fat in milk - without compromising the white stuff’s nutritional benefits.
- Cardiovascular disease is the UK's single biggest killer, responsible for more than 88,000 deaths each year.
- A key Government recommendation in tackling heart disease is to reduce the amount of saturated fat in our diet.
- Whole milk is a source of saturated fat but consumption in the UK is falling
- Milk and dairy are vital components of our diet, providing about a quarter of our daily protein needs and up to 60% of vital nutrients such as calcium and phosphorus.