New study says drinking milk can improve brain health in older adults

New research says dairy milk may help protect older adults from aging.

A study published Monday says drinking three cups of dairy milk a day boosts an antioxidant that helps protect the brain from damage related to cognitive decline.

The University of Kansas Medical Center faculty published the study in the international journal Frontiers in Nutrition.

"Just like an old car that rusts, the human brain becomes corroded over time by free radicals and other oxidants that are released as the brain converts nutrients into energy. This oxidative stress, as it’s called, is thought to be a major mechanism of brain aging. Drinking dairy milk may fight that rust," KU Medical Center said in a press release Monday.

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