Yoghurt-loving men have less risk of adenomas

A higher intake was beneficial in men but not in women, say study authors

Men may want to up their intake of yoghurt, with a study showing those who consume at least two serves a week are at a lower risk of developing colorectal adenomas.

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In particular, yoghurt consumption reduced the risk of adenomas with a high malignant potential, the US researchers report in the journal Gut

Compared with non-yoghurt eaters, those who reported eating two or more servings a week were 19% less likely to develop a conventional adenoma.

This reduced risk was even greater (26%) for adenomas with a high malignant potential, and for growths located in the colon

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