Dairy food consumption, blood pressure and retinal microcirculation in adolescents.

@article{Gopinath2014DairyFC,
  title={Dairy food consumption, blood pressure and retinal microcirculation in adolescents.},
  author={Bamini Gopinath and Victoria Mary Flood and George Burlutsky and Jimmy C-Y Louie and Louise A. Baur and Paul Mitchell},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={1221-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The relationship between dairy food consumption and dietary calcium intake, and vascular risk factors during adolescence remains unclear. We aimed to prospectively assess whether dairy food consumption (milk, cheese, yoghurt) is associated with blood pressure (BP) and retinal microvascular signs among adolescents. METHODS AND RESULTS As many as 2353 and 1216 participants aged 12 and 17, respectively, were examined. Longitudinal analyses involved 888 subjects with complete… CONTINUE READING