Daily Use Of Milk And Curd Is Associated With The Risk Of High Blood Pressure And Diabetes
Researchers said that people who consumed 2 cups of milk or the equivalent of dairy products daily had a 24 percent reduced risk of metabolic syndrome compared to those who did not use dairy products.
Experts say that by using milk and curd daily, a person stays away from diabetes and high blood pressure. A ten-year trial conducted on about 1.5 lakh adults in 21 countries has revealed. The research has been published in the online research journal 'BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care'.
What will happen if we use milk and curd daily?
According to the report, 1 lakh 47 thousand 812 people from 21 countries of Asia, America, South America, Africa, and Europe were included in the test. All the participants who took part in the trial ranged in age from 35-70 years. Researchers say that for one year, detailed questions were asked about the eating habits and health of the participants. Apart from this, diet and health were monitored at intervals during the next 9 years. For testing, researchers divided dairy products into two varieties. With one 'fat-rich' such as milk and the other 'low-fat' such as skim milk, it was observed that the number of dairy products remained in daily use.
The man stays away from diabetes and high blood pressure Dairy products include milk, curd, cheese, butter, and food prepared from dairy products. At the end of the ten-year trial, it was found that the use of other dairy products, including milk, in Africa and Asia is much less than in the rest of the world. Whereas people around the world consume an average of 179 grams of dairy products daily in some form or the other.
Researchers said that people who consumed 2 cups of milk or the equivalent of dairy products daily had a 24 percent reduced risk of metabolic syndrome compared to those who did not use dairy products. Whereas, in those who used the same amount of fat-rich dairy products daily, this risk was reduced by 28 percent. At the same time, it was also revealed that the risk of metabolic syndrome was not reduced in those who consumed low-fat dairy products.
Let us tell you that metabolic syndrome is not a disease but a higher than normal increase in blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides. This increases the risk of other heart diseases, falls, and type 2 diabetes. According to the report, consumption of butter and cheese also helped reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, but experts say that their use was found to be only 3 grams per day on average. Apart from this, it was also found that the risk of both high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes was reduced by an additional 12 percent in those who consumed two cups of milk or equivalent dairy products daily.