DAIRY INTAKE LEADS TO MODEST WEIGHT REDUCTION – (05-08-05)

Dairy products do not lead to alterations in body weight or fat mass in young women in a 1-y intervention

Most physicians that stay current with the medical literature are not big fans of dairy for a variety of reasons.  The recent barrage of “drink your milk and fit into your bikini by summer” ad campaigns must be a boon for the radio and TV networks, but are based on one study that showed a very modest weight reduction with dairy intake (I believe it was worth about 3 lbs over 6 months).

The advertising that has gone into making the American public believe that dairy is an absolutely essential part of a healthy lifestyle is truly one for the textbooks.  There is scant evidence to support the claims of the dairy industry, and much research to the contrary.

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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