Diabetes prevention EB 2014, San Diego

Interview Prof Nita Forouhi – Dietary Dairy Product Intake and Type 2 Diabetes

It’s no secret that yogurt is good for you. Yogurt is full of things we want more of; it is nutrient dense, and it contains calcium, potassium, magnesium, proteins and live ferments. But did you know that yogurt is also associated with things we want less of? Recent research shows that yogurt may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by 28 percent

During the 2nd Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt, Nita Forouhi, MRC Epidemiology Unit Programme Leader and Public Health Physician in Cambridge, UK, highlighted the encouraging data on the positive effects of yogurt during the “Dietary Dairy Product Intake and Incident Type 2 Diabetes” session.

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