Eating three servings of dairy products a day is associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.
To such conclusion scientists of the McMaster University (Canada). The study involved 136 384 people aged 35-70 years from 21 countries.
One serving of dairy products were equivalent to a glass of milk or yogurt a weight of 244 grams, 15 grams of cheese or 5 grams of butter.
Scientists do not yet know the exact cause of this link. Despite the fact that specialists recommend eating low-fat dairy products because of alleged harm to saturated fatty acids, there is evidence about the benefits of milk for health. This is due to the presence of specific amino acids, unsaturated fats, vitamins K1 and K2, calcium, magnesium, potassium and probiotics.