Research: Dairy food consumption is associated with a lower risk of the metabolic syndrome and its components

Report by the Korean’s Mijin Lee , Hanna Lee  and Jihye Kim. A systematic review and a meta-analysis of observational studies were performed to assess the dose–response relationship between specific types of dairy foods and the risk of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components.

This meta-analysis showed that specific types of dairy food consumption such as milk and yogurt as well as total dairy food consumption were inversely related to risk of the MetS and its components.

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