Poor diet and lack of physical activity are key contributors the growing obesity epidemic and several other diet-related chronic diseases, including Type 2 Diabetes. There’s an answer in dairy? Eating the 3 daily recommended serving of dairy with a balanced diet may help decrease your risk for diabetes. It’s as easy as a yogurt in the morning, cheese with lunch and a glass of milk with dinner. Coupled with 30 minutes of physical activity, you can help ensure you’re not at risk for Diabetes.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) on Diabetes: “Moderate evidence…indicates that intake of milk and milk products is associated with a reduced risk of…type 2 diabetes…” The body of observational research on this topic points to a need to begin clinical research to help understand the mechanisms underlying the observed relationships.