New CBC report highlights superior nutritional value of milk compared to alternatives

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When it comes to nutrition, plant-based alternatives can hardly compare to the nutrient-packed cow's milk, says a new report from CBC News: Marketplace.

By DFC - PLC, Communications Team

Highlights

  • CBC News: Marketplace episode “Food Fact Check” featured dietician Andrea Miller
  • Miller met with a family to uncover some of the myths about milk and plant-based alternative

When it comes to nutrition, plant-based alternatives can hardly compare to the nutrient-packed cow's milk, says a new report from CBC News: Marketplace. On a recent episode titled “Food Fact Check,” their reporter brought an expert dietitian to help one family uncover some of the myths about milk and plant-based alternatives.

 

The dietician featured in the episode, Andrea Miller, is a former member of the Board of Directors of Dietitians of Canada and has served as a National Media Spokesperson for Dietitians of Canada.

 

While visiting the family, she highlights the nutritious value of milk and how much other food would need to be consumed to get the equivalent of nutrients found in milk. She also conveys to the family featured in the segment that Canadian milk is produced without artificial growth hormones or antibiotics.

 

View the report at https://gem.cbc.ca/media/marketplace/season-47/episode-7/38e815a-011eebd8c92 and see Marketplace’s analysis of how plant-based alternatives compare to real milk at https://www.cbc.ca/marketplace/blog/information-about-alternative-milks .