Findings demonstrate that weight loss related to dairy product intake is mainly due to the combination of an energy-restricted diet and the consumption of dairy products. A limited number of studies have shown a beneficial effect on plasma insulin levels without modifying plasma glucose levels.
The consumption of dairy products has little effect on plasma lipid profile in patients with MetS. Some authors showed a positive effect on the inflammatory and oxidative stress profiles. Overall, this review article suggests the recommended consumption of dairy products should be at least 2-3 servings of per day within a well-balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.