Thursday, March 15, 2012

Milk Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer

Benefits of milk is no doubt. Almost all of the nutrients found in milk of good quality. Protein and milk fat has a high digestion properties. Vitamin and mineral content of milk is also relatively complete.

Milk can be consumed in various forms. There are fresh or in processed form, such as milk powder or condensed milk. Humans also consume milk from food products containing milk, such as cheese, ice cream, and yogurt.

However, there are still differences of opinion about the consumption of this milk. No group has claimed that the consumption of milk every day is not good for health, especially vascular diseases such as constriction of blood vessels. The argument is, milk increases blood cholesterol levels are a risk factor for heart disease. Second, a positive relationship between average milk production per capita in deaths from heart disease in some countries.

Other groups supporting the role of milk at a reduced risk of various degenerative diseases such as heart disease, hypertension, and cancer. Recent studies in Norway in favor of it.

Hjartäker with colleagues from the Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromso, Norway, through publication in the International Journal of Cancer, show that consuming three or more glasses of milk a day can reduce the risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women.

Through the study cohort of Norwegian Women and Cancer Study, they examined 48 844 women for six years and two months. Milk consumption was measured with a history of food consumption submit the form to the respondent. During this period, Hjartäker team found 317 cases of breast cancer patients.

It turned out that the consumption of milk since childhood negatively associated with the incidence of breast cancer when they were aged 34-39 years (premenopausal). That means that the consumption of milk since childhood can reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Milk consumption in adulthood also reduces the risk of breast cancer after corrected by hormonal factors, body mass index, physical activity, and alcohol consumption. Women who do not consume milk run the risk of breast cancer 2 times greater than women who consumed 3 cups of milk or milk every day.


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