Full fat milk promotes better health

Consuming full-fat milk lowers the risk of diabetes, a new study suggests. 

Visiting a supermarket? Think about buying full-fat milk and dairy products for your health. These reduce the risk of diabetes by an average of 46 per cent, when contrasted with low-fat options, a study published in Circulation journal showed.

Dr Dariush Mozaffarian and a team of researchers looked into data of 3,333 adults from the Nurses’ Health Study of Health Professionals Follow-up Study. They analysed blood data that was collected over 15 years.

Participants with greater volumes of three full-fat byproducts had lowered their risk of diabetes by close to half, as compared to those with lower readings.

“I think these findings together together with those from other studies do call for a change in the policy of recommending only low-fat dairy products,” Dr Mozaffarian said.

“There is no prospective human evidence that people who eat low-fat dairy do better than people who eat whole-fat dairy,” he added.

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