low-fat dairy and the risk of Parkinson's disease

Does consuming low-fat dairy

increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

sciencedaily.com/releases/2...

Open access.

Baseline motor findings and Parkinson disease prognostic subtypes.

neurology.org/content/early...

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  • Here's the correct url for PD/low-fat dairy study.

    neurology.org/content/early...

    See also.

    aan.com/PressRoom/Home/Pres...

  • knowledgeofhealth.com/uncle...

    here is another take on Parkinson's and consuming milk products

  • I about milk these days because I get a lot of phlegm when I drink. Yoghurt Burns my throat. What is it about these milk products? I tried the grass fed core yogurt, and I still got that burning feeling in my throat.

  • Yikes!! I can't even estimate the sheer volume of low-fat yogurt that's gone down my gullet. Would that I could take it all back. It remains a staple in my diet. Sheesh.

  • The operative words for this study are "modest increased risk", namely HR = 1.34. Low fat dairy is not necessarily a cause of PD. It could be that the absence of some nutrient in butterfat increases risk.

  • Is regular milk the answer?

  • Nina Teicholz's book "THE BIG FAT SURPRISE: Why Butter, Meat &

    Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet" is well worth reading, based on

    thorough research and numerous citations.

    thebigfatsurprise.com/

    amazon.com/Big-Fat-Surprise...

  • Beckey,

    A sentence in the AAN summary merits attention. "The overall conclusions from these studies was that frequent consumption

    of dairy products was associated with a modest increased risk of

    Parkinson’s disease."

    aan.com/PressRoom/Home/Pres...

    Your PD may or may not have had low-fat milk as an etiologically significant factor.

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