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Markers of dairy fat consumption linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

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By: Keerthi Mohan

Higher levels of biomarkers of dairy fat consumption are linked with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, reveals a new research published in medical journal PLOS Medicine. Most high-income countries encourage eating low-fat dairy products as part of overall recommendations to limit saturated fat consumption. But the research conducted by a consortium led by scientists at the Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University found higher concentrations of dairy-fat biomarkers were associated with lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. For the study, researchers examined specific…

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