The research findings, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests a new way that drinking milk could benefit the body.In-Young Choi, Ph.D., an associate professor of neurology at KU Medical Center, and Debra Sullivan, Ph.D., professor and chair of dietetics and nutrition at KU Medical Center, worked together on the project.

"We have long thought of milk as being very important for your bones and very important for your muscles," says co-author Debra Sullivan, professor and chair of dietetics and nutrition at KU Medical Center."This study suggests that it could be important for your brain as well.

"Co-author In-Young Choi asked the 60 participants in the study about their diets in the days leading up to brain scans, which they used to monitor levels of glutathione a powerful antioxidant in the brain.

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