No link between taking milk and being fat: Study

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The presence of the genetic variation that allowed for the digestion of lactose was a common feature in all people who consumed higher levels of milk.

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What you need to know:

  • The researchers examined the variation in the lactase gene that is associated with the digestion of milk sugars
  • The study of two million people was conducted by researchers from the University of Reading

There is no direct link between consumption of milk and increased levels of cholesterol, a study has found.

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