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Dairy Doesn’t Affect Stroke Risk

March 21, 2013

Dairy products have sometimes been given a bad rap. While they are a good choice for those looking to consume their daily amount of calcium, some people believe they have negative health effects that can outweigh the positive ones.

A study of more than 74,00 men and women over 10 years found that “consumption of total dairy, full-fat dairy, milk, sour milk/yogurt, cheese, and cream/crème fraiche was not associated with stroke risk.” But an even better choice is low-fat dairy foods. The researchers found that “consumption of low-fat dairy foods was inversely associated with risk of total stroke.” This means that the more low-fat dairy foods a person ate, the lower their risk of stroke.

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One Response to “ Dairy Doesn’t Affect Stroke Risk ”

  1. Tory Kacik on March 30, 2013 at 9:35 am

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it does not disappoint me as much as this particular one. After all, I know it was my choice to read through, however I actually believed you would probably have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something you could possibly fix if you were not too busy searching for attention.

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