Component in Common Dairy Foods May Cut Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

In CategoryBlood Glucose Conditions, Food and More
ByRuss Bianchi

Scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and collaborators from other institutions have identified a natural substance in dairy fat that may substantially reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. The compound, trans-palmitoleic acid, is a fatty acid found in milk, cheese, yogurt, and butter. It is not produced by the body and so only comes from the diet.

Component in Common Dairy Foods May Cut Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

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