Eating yogurt daily reduces risk of Diabetes, says study

November 26, 2014 6:34 AM

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A new study states that consuming yogurt in daily diet would help to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The researchers say that a 28 grams serving of yogurt per day, can keep diabetes away. They have asserted that the risk of Type 2 diabetes would be reduced by 18 percent. The research findings also suggested that yogurt can be very much incorporated into a healthy pattern of daily diet. When adjusting for chronic disease risk factors such as age and body mass index and dietary factors, it was found that high consumption of yogurt was associated with a lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The study was published in the journal BMC Medicine.

Senior researcher of the study Frank Hu from the Harvard School of Public Health in the US said, “We found that higher intake of yogurt is associated with a reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes, whereas other dairy foods and consumption of total dairy did not show this association.” Type 2 diabetes usual...

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