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Fat-Modified Dairy Products and Blood Lipids in Humans

  • Gerhard Jahreis
  • Christin Hengst
Chapter
Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Key Points

• Fat-modified dairy products provide beneficial effects on human health in comparison to regular milk products.

• Consumption of fat-modified dairy products lowers the risk factors of the metabolic syndrome, playing a central role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

• Ruminant milk lipids have beneficial as well as unfavourable properties so that nutritional intervention with fat-modified dairy products for patients at high risk for metabolic disorders or cardiovascular events is recommended.

Keywords

Dairy products Fat-modified milk Blood lipids Metabolic disorders Cardiovascular diseases 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nutritional Physiology, Institute of NutritionFriedrich Schiller UniversityJenaGermany

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