South Carolina

Dairy Advocacy in Collaboration with The Dairy Alliance

The Dairy Alliance-trained dairy advocate and Registered Dietitian Lauren Manaker wrote an article for VeryWell Health responding to a recent study showing menopausal women are not protected from bone fractures or low bone density even when consuming dairy. Originally, Manaker reached out to The Dairy Alliance to ensure her article was balanced and positively represented dairy, but after Manaker was connected Dr. Taylor Wallace, the lead researcher on the study, for an interview, the article pointed out limitations in the study, providing additional opportunities to highlight the importance of dairy throughout the life for overall health. This is a great example of how training third party health professionals to be dairy advocates can have a large impact on sharing dairy's health benefits. The article can be read in full here.