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Say cheese! Health risks from dairy, even full-fat, debunked in study

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by: Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post

It’s time to break out some cheese and wine to celebrate a new study that debunks long-held rumors about dairy products.

The study states that consuming dairy products, including full-fat versions, “does not increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke,” according to The Guardian.

It was believed that dairy products had been harmful because of their high amount of saturated fats, The Guardian reported.

However, an international team of experts argues the opposite and said those who cut dairy from their diet are doing more damage, according to The Guardian.

People, especially young women, who don’t drink enough milk are at risk of damaging their bone development and getting conditions such as osteoporosis, or “brittle bones,” The Guardian reported.

Read more at The Guardian.

 

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