People Who Eat Cheese May Have Lower Body Mass Index and Cholesterol Level
According to a new study, executed by the researchers from University College Dublin, Ireland, people who eat high-fat dairy foods like cheese have lower body mass index and cholesterol level.
A team of scientists examined the influence of dairy foods, like milk, cheese, yogurt, cream and butter on markers of body fatness and health in nearly 1,500 people aged between 18 and 90 years old. Having analyzed the give data, the researchers concluded that higher dairy intake was associated with lower body mass index, lower percentage of body fat, lower waist size and lower blood pressure.
Dr Emma Feeney of University College Dublin says: “What we saw was that in the high consumers (of cheese) they had a significantly higher intake of saturated fat than the non-consumers and the low consumers and yet there was no difference in their LDL cholesterol levels.”
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