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Milk and dairy consumption, diabetes and the metabolic syndrome: the Caerphilly prospective study
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    Should stroke patients be advised to increase their milk intake?

    Dear Editor

    A recent article in your journal from Caerphilly study demonstrates that increasing consumption of milk helps control metabolic syndrome, a known risk factor for ischemic cerebro vascular accident (CVA) [1]. Previous studies have demonstrated that milk also helps control hypertension, another major risk factor for ischemic CVA [2].A long term Japanese study of men between ages of 55-68 years demonstr...

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    Displaces Excess Carbohydrates

    Dear Editor

    This fine study (full version not accessible to me), like so many studies claiming similar virtues for fruits and vegetables, in fact reflects the displacement of dense, non-evolutionary, carbohydrates (rice, pasta, potatoes, bread) by other macronutrients or by less dense carbs.

    All confirm the VLDL-generating (atherogenesis) and pancreas-straining (type2 diabetes) results of dietary carbohydra...

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