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Dairy Calcium, Not Supplements, Lowers Heart Attack Risk

Sep 05, 2012

The latest issue of "Dairy Research Insights" reports results from an 11-year study that evaluated the association of dietary calcium intake and calcium supplementation with the risk of heart attack, stroke and overall mortality.

The study found that a moderately higher intake of dairy calcium was associated with a 30 percent lower risk of heart attack. Also in this issue, researchers at South Dakota State University have found an innovative process to recycle salt whey back into cheese products, which would reduce costs and the amount of raw ingredients.

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