Fat-Free Milk May Lower Blood Pressure, Harvard University Study  
2/21/2008 8:28:07 AM

An increased intake of calcium and vitamin D from non-fat dairy could reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure, suggests new research from Harvard. Almost 30,000 women provided data about their dietary intakes and then followed for about 10 years, with the risk of hypertension inversely linked to dietary calcium and dietary vitamin D intakes, researchers report in the journal Hypertension.