Milk intake is not associated with low risk of diabetes or overweight-obesity: a Mendelian randomization study in 97,811 Danish individuals.

@article{Bergholdt2015MilkII,
  title={Milk intake is not associated with low risk of diabetes or overweight-obesity: a Mendelian randomization study in 97,811 Danish individuals.},
  author={Helle K. M. Bergholdt and B\orge G. Nordestgaard and Christina Ellervik},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={487-96}
}
BACKGROUND High dairy/milk intake has been associated with a low risk of type 2 diabetes observationally, but whether this represents a causal association is unknown. OBJECTIVE We tested the hypothesis that high milk intake is associated with a low risk of type 2 diabetes and of overweight-obesity, observationally and genetically. DESIGN In 97,811 individuals from the Danish general population, we examined the risk of incident type 2 diabetes and of overweight-obesity by milk intake… CONTINUE READING

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