Dairy compound may help prevent diabetes

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A naturally occurring fatty acid in dairy foods could help prevent diabetes, according to new research from Harvard University.

After studying more than 3,700 people over 20 years, researchers found that those with the highest levels of trans-palmitoleic acid in their systems had a reduced risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

"The trans-palmitoleic acid compound occurs in the dairy fat of milk, cheese, yogurt and butter, but cannot be made by the body,” according to an article appearing today in the Daily Record in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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And, see "Dairy foods 'could help prevent diabetes'" from BBC Health News.

Source: The Daily Record

 

 

 



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