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Milk casein and its benefits on cardiovascular risk: reply

Mario Lorenz, Karl Stangl, Verena Stangl
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehm107 First published online: 5 May 2007

We appreciate the interest of Prabhakar and Venkatesan in our study ‘Addition of milk prevents vascular protective effects of tea’.

The authors raise the question that the small sample size could lack statistical power and point out the failure to take the dietary habits of the participants into account. They further note that participants may have consumed other diary products, thus affecting also the control group.

We do not agree with the authors that the sample size in …