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Dairy products reduce metabolic syndrome risk

A pint of milk a day or a helping of dairy foods protects against metabolic syndrome, a study has shown.

A pint of milk a day or a helping of dairy foods protects against metabolic syndrome, a study has shown.

The study of 2375 men aged between 45 and 59 in Wales found they were 62% less likely to have metabolic syndromeif they drank a pint or more of milk every day, and 56% less likely to have it if they regularly ate other dairy produce.

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (2007) 61: 695-8

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