Some individuals believe that dairy products are inherently inflammatory in nature and therefore should be avoided. Although it is true, some dairy products are particularly high in saturated fats and should not be consumed in excess, a recent systematic review did not find a pro-inflammatory effect of dairy products in any populations tested including:

  • Healthy individuals
  • Type 2 diabetics
  • Overweight or obese individuals
  • Individuals with metabolic syndrome

Additionally, it has been found that fermented dairy products in particular have a significant anti-inflammatory activity. It is worth noting however, that for those allergic to bovine milk a pro-inflammatory activity is noted.


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Sources: Ulven, S.M., Holven, K.B., Gil, A. and Rangel-Huerta, O.D., 2018. Milk and dairy product consumption and inflammatory biomarkers: an updated systematic review of randomized clinical trials. Advances in Nutrition10(suppl_2), pp.S239-S250.

Bordoni, A., Danesi, F., Dardevet, D., Dupont, D., Fernandez, A.S., Gille, D., Nunes dos Santos, C., Pinto, P., Re, R., Rémond, D. and Shahar, D.R., 2017. Dairy products and inflammation: a review of the clinical evidence. Critical reviews in food science and nutrition57(12), pp.2497-2525.


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