Re: Eating Full-Fat Cheese Won't Raise Chance Of Heart Attack, Study Finds

From: Taxed and Spent (nospam...)

On 5/9/2017 5:10 PM, Shovels Ready! wrote:
> CBS Local — Pass the cheese, please. While it may not be the
> healthiest thing in the world, a new study claims that full-fat
> dairy products is not as bad as once thought. Eating full-fat
> cheese, milk or yogurt does not increase the risk of a heart
> attack or stroke, according to a study published in European
> Journal of Epidemiology, via Guardian,
> The study was an in-depth analysis of 29 prior studies that
> looked at the link between dairy products and risk of
> cardiovascular disease or heart problems. Their findings were
> such that these dairy products have a “neutral” effect on those
> areas.
> “This meta-analysis showed there were no associations between
> total dairy, high- and low-fat dairy, milk and the health
> outcomes including all-cause mortality, coronary heart disease
> or cardiovascular disease,” the report reads.
> Experts from Europe coalesced for this research. A pair from
> England, one from Denmark and one from the Netherlands were in
> on the study.
> “There’s quite a widespread but mistaken belief among the public
> that dairy products in general can be bad for you, but that’s a
> misconception,” said Ian Givens, one of the researchers. “While
> it is a widely held belief, our research shows that that’s
> wrong. There’s been a lot of publicity over the last five to 10
> years about how saturated fats increase the risk of
> cardiovascular disease and a belief has grown up that they must
> increase the risk, but they don’t.”
> The government, though, still suggests watching dairy
> consumption.
> “Dairy products form an important part of a healthy balanced
> diet; however, many are high in saturated fat and salt. We’re
> all consuming too much of both, increasing our risk of heart
> disease,” a spokesman for Public Health England told Guardian.
> “We recommend choosing lower-fat varieties of milk and dairy
> products or eating smaller amounts to reduce saturated fat and
> salt in the diet.”
> The researchers stand by their report.
> “Our meta-analysis included an unusually large number of
> participants,” said Givens. “We are confident that our results
> are robust and accurate.”

So, once again the government nannies tell you to live the way they tell
you, even though studies show there is no benefit.

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