Fermented dairy products provide protection from heart disease

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland came to the conclusion that the active use of fermented dairy products by men is associated with a significantly lower risk of coronary heart disease. In turn, the abundance of unfermented dairy products in the diet scientists associated with increased likelihood of coronary heart disease.

To fermented dairy products include cheese, yogurt, kefir and fermented milk products. Examined the health of nearly 2,000 men who were followed for 20 years, Finnish researchers stated: remontirovanniy dairy products have a positive effect on blood lipids and thereby protect against the problems of cardiovascular nature, including a heart attack.

“Among the most active consumers of fermented milk products with fat content less than 3.5%, the risk of ischemic heart disease was 26% lower,” – said experts.
They also noted that eating fat fermented dairy products such as cheese, are not correlated, contrary to popular belief, the risk of developing heart disease. Intensive use of unfermented fat dairy products gave the opposite picture.

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