It’s a moo-turn as experts say whole-fat dairy cuts heart risk

A DAILY glass of milk, a pot of yogurt old advice and knob of butter lowers the risk of heart disease and helps people live longer, experts said yesterday. Three servings of dairy a day, including whole fats such as milk, cheese, butter and cream, is associated with lower rates of heart disease and stroke, a study found.
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Young Americans are dying in rising numbers because of drugs, alcohol and suicide, according to new federal data. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) issued its annual comprehensive health and mortality report, which analyzes trends in death rates by cause and demographic. Drugs, alcohol and suicide, the report says, have contributed to the first drops in U.S. life expectancy since 1993. While U.S. life expectancy rose from 77.8 to 78.6 years between 2006 and 2016, the trend reversed during the end of the decade, leading to a 0.3-year decline between 2014 and ...
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