Human Health and Nutrition

Researchers with the Michigan State University (MSU) Dairy Lipid Nutrition Program conduct dairy research and outreach projects related to the implications milk fat has on human health. Human health-related research is directed at how nutritional elements derived from consuming dairy products contributes to personal health and well-being.

The primary focus areas for research being conducted in the MSU Dairy Lipids Nutrition Program as it relates to human health and nutrition are:

  • Conjugated linoleic acids
  • Fetal programing of heart disease
  • Milk fat and human health
  • Trans fatty acids

Visit Publications for peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings available on research projects conducted by the MSU Dairy Nutrition Program.