Study Makes Shocking Discovery Says THIS Variety of Milk Could Age Your Brain Faster

Drinking two tall glasses of this calcium-rich drink could strengthen bones over time.

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New Delhi: Few people admit to being in love with milk – whether with a sweet twist or with the sweetened milk mixers. They don’t realize how drinking two tall glasses of this calcium-rich drink could strengthen bones over time. However, according to a new study, there is a variety of milk that could backfire on cognitive health and cause the brain to age faster than normal.

Can milk speed up aging?

Published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, the study analyzed 4,668 participants between the ages of 55 and 75 who shared information regarding their existing diet while going through neuropsychological testing to determine a baseline. The participants were also at high risk for heart disease.

After two years, the examination was performed again and it was found that a high rate of cognitive decline occurred in regular whole milk drinkers. Although premature, experts say the most important conclusion of the study is that these results should not be taken as the final gospel and that there are several other parameters that could affect health.

Is the consumption of high-fat dairy products a cause of cognitive decline?

If high-fat dairy products are correlated with cognitive decline, they cannot be considered the cause. Many people like to consume lots of sugar or other artificial sweeteners with dairy products – such as ice cream or even dairy-based desserts – and it could spike blood sugar, reduce insulin sensitivity and also affect cognitive health.

For those who drink whole milk, it is recommended to take moderate amounts while also relying on fermented dairy products and probiotics like yogurt, chaas and lassi.

Warning: The tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or dietitian before starting any fitness program or making any changes to your diet.

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