Diets lack dairy products

Researchers from the University of South Australia used a new method to assess dietary patterns and estimated almost three-quarters (73%) of women and 58% of men do not consume enough dairy food.

Teenagers are worse, with 62% of boys and 83% of girls failing to have the recommended three serves a day.

Foundation chair of the Health Economics and Social Policy Group and co-author, Professor Leonie Segal, said people tended to focus on low consumption of fruit and vegetables and over-consumption of junk food.

“It is important to consider the whole diet, including the intake of dairy foods if we are to

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