Tag Archives: Dairy

Dairy: Health food or health risk?

When I was a growing teenager, I drank as much milk as possible (often straight from the carton while standing in front of the open fridge, much to my mother’s chagrin). I’d seen the TV ads — milk and other dairy foods were the express ticket to stronger bones and bigger muscles. But today dairy’s… Read More »

Medical News Today: Can fermented dairy shield you against heart disease?

Many experts have debated the effect of dairy on cardiovascular health. A recent study in Finland has shown that consuming a particular type of dairy, namely fermented dairy, may actually have a protective effect against heart disease. How does fermented dairy, in particular, affect heart health? Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a condition in which… Read More »

Fermented Dairy Products Can Prevent Heart Attack

Highlights: Fermented dairy products can protect you from heart attack Adding fermented dairy products such as cheese, yogurt, kefir, quark, and sour milk to your diet can lower heart disease risk High consumption on non-fermented dairy products was associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease People who consume more fermented dairy products such… Read More »