If a glass of milk a day is a staple in your diet, then you’ve just lowered your diabetes and hypertension risk. Results of a study conducted in Singapore by Duke-NUS Medical School showed that adults who drink at least one 240ml glass of milk daily have a 12 percent lower risk of diabetes and 11 percent lower risk of hypertension.
The study found that adults who drink at least one 240ml glass of milk every day have a 12 per cent lower risk of diabetes. They also have an 11 per cent lower risk of hypertension, another common chronic ailment affecting Singaporeans.
A similar observation was made for consumers of dairy products, which comprise a total of 11 food groups such as milk, Milo, Yakult, as well as butter in bread and ice cream.
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