Does Whole Milk Speed Cognitive Decline in Older Population?
Evidence suggests that dairy consumption is associated with better cognitive health in older adults. However, the results of a recent investigation introduce an exception to this possible link. Researchers found that high consumption of whole milk was associated with a higher rate of cognitive impairment in older adults with a high risk for cardiovascular disease.
@aagami The results showed a positive association between high consumption of whole milk and the rate of cognitive impairment in older adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease compared with those who consumed less milk during a 2-year follow-up period. The people who consumed the most whole milk showed cognitive impairment. However, no significant associations were observed between the consumption of low-fat milk and dairy products or with fermented (yogurt and cheese) or nonfermented (all types of milk) dairy