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Saturday, September 14, 2013

Nothing like a cold glass of MILK, I used to think as a child. No so much as an adult. I was fortunate to develop a natural aversion. Cheese, is more challenging to avoid. Unfortunately many of us have been duped into thinking milk is so good for us. I don't expect the subject to be popular, but it should be explored.

I have heard raw milk is a healthier choice. Breast milk from humans is the preferred food for babies over formula if possible.

Back when I was in college, I took physiology. My professor a Dr. taught students milk is not as safe as once though. So I started searching on the web to find out some facts.

He said he won't drink it or any dairy products.
He said it can cause autoimmune issues and other health problems in humans.

I learned it was true. There are articles which explain far better than I can on many websites.

I learned milk was full of PUS and other things. Many which are not killed by pasteurization. has tons of documents on the effects of consuming dairy on our health. I encourage you to research the facts.

I found this article where researchers show the relation between milk consumption and disease. "
There has been long-standing opinion that cow’s milk consumption has a role to play in the development of MS. The dairy MS link has been strongly supported by recent high quality epidemiological work.1,2 These researchers found a very high correlation between cow’s milk consumption and MS all around the world. Laboratory work from Germany and Canada now provides a possible explanation of why this may be so.3,4 A number of cow’s milk proteins have been shown to be targeted by the immune cells of people with MS. Further injecting them into experimental animals has caused lesions to appear in the central nervous system of the animals. The cow's milk MS link is further reinforced by the finding that certain proteins in cow’s milk mimic part of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein, the part of myelin thought to initiate the autoimmune reaction in MS.5
Not only is it likely that there is a strong dairy MS link, but there seems to be a link to diabetes as well, with similar suggestions now being made for cow’s milk being involved in its causation. Indeed, medical researchers are now so concerned about this that a worldwide study has begun in which children are being kept off cow’s milk to see whether diabetes can be prevented. Another very important study into the degenerative neurological disorder Parkinson’s Disease found that people who consumed more dairy products had 2-3 times the risk of getting the disease.6 This result is very likely to be correct as it involved over 135,000 men and women in the US, and used stringent methods for collecting data on food consumption. The researchers speculated that dairy products may have a generally toxic effect on nervous tissue." Site: http://www.overcomingmultiples


I had not idea it was linked to autism. WOW.

According to this article : The calcium in milk is not easily absorbed by our bodies. "The Truth About Milk By: Dr. Greg Orcutt

This bit of truth is often a hard one to digest. Pasteurized milk despite what the Dairy Industry leads us to believe is not good for you, and in fact is actually quite harmful.

Thank god you can’t fool all of the people all of the time. Although this hasn’t stopped the American Dairy Industry from trying. Some may remember the school dietary education programs paid for by the ADI in the 1950s that claimed milk was good for you. We were told it was good source of calcium for our bones, teeth and prevention of osteoporosis. We were lied to. What we were not told is the following facts about milk.

Fact #1 Calcium deficiency due to lack of calcium in the diet is not known to occur in people.

It does occur when there is malabsorbtion due to high concentrations of phosphorous and denatured protein.

Fact #2 When milk is pasteurized the heat kills all of the good enzymes that help to digest it, including Phosphatase which is essential for calcium absorption. Phosphatase when present breaks down phosphorous compounds. Without Phosphatase the abundance of phosphorous binds with the calcium limiting the amount of absorbable calcium.

Fact #3 The pasteurization process also denatures the milk protein casein which will bind with calcium making it unabsorbable. The denatured casein is very difficult for our body’s to digest as it requires excessive amounts of energy to expel it from our system. The coagulation of denatured casein adds to mucoloid plaque that will block absorption of nutrients.

Fact#4 Milk does not prevent osteoporosis. In fact pasteurized milk contributes to osteoporosis by forcing the body to demineralize/steal calcium from the bones and teeth. The highest incidence of osteoporosis have been reported in Scandinavia, Germany, and the U.S., especially states like Wisconsin where dairy consumption is the highest. (Appleton, Howell, McDougall. Douglas). In Asia and Africa where there is no dairy products there are very few cases of osteoporosis. " Source: http://www.orcuttchiropractic.

Other sources of calcium which are more easily absorbed can be found here.

Trying to wean ourselves off of milk is hard. Cheese, ice cream, and milk is addicting.

Breastfeeding from a cow, gross.

Want to encourage cancer to grow? One in three adults get it. Milk can help.

Instead of milk I make my own almond milk or cashew milk. It's super easy and tastes yummy. It's easier to swallow than pus.

There are so many nut milk recipes available online, even chocolate. If you want more calcium you can make the milk out of sesame seeds. Hemp for beneficial oils, there are so many possibilities.

Homemade Pecan Milk You’ll need: 1 cup raw Pecans 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 pitted dates OR 2 Tbs honey, agave, or maple syrup OR a dropper of liquid stevia (optional) tiny pinch of sea salt (the salt actually brings out the sweetness!) 5 cups water

It's easy to make a very rich ice cream out of nut milk. Oh and I made in the past a macadamia nut cheese. YUM. It's not the same as cheese, but it has an incredible flavor that helps overcome cheese cravings.

Do the research, make your own choices.
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GRAMPIAN 11/6/2013 4:16AM

  I never did like milk!

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MISSLISA1973 10/18/2013 12:15AM

    I couldn't read all this. It grossed me out. I have been buying soymilk for years, but cow's milk (subsidized by the US government) is less costly, so sometimes I get that. I try not to think about these disgusting things you mention here. I have managed to wipe it from my mind when it comes to cheese, but not liquid milk. Good reminder of why I prefer to avoid dairy!

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WHITEANGEL4 9/25/2013 7:33PM

    Thank you for this blog. When I discuss that milk is not that good for you, they just tell m I do not know what I am talking about. We are the only developed country that supports drinking milk after infancy

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DS9KIE 9/17/2013 10:21PM

    I haven't drink milk in a very looong time (I hate milk and yogurt) and now I'm cutting back on other dairy cause it just not good for you.

All animal products are defiantly not good for us. They are high in fat and cholesterol and have no fiber. Plant food has very little fat, high in fiber and no cholesterol.

And that is before you add the dairy industry need to make profit at the cost of our health. So they put in and sorts of crazy stuff in the dairy and then call it edible and healthy. And then we wonder why we are all sick with diseases.

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MRSRIGS1 9/17/2013 4:41PM

    I can finally be thankful for being lactose intolerant! I never cared for milk as a child or as an adult. Mom, would mix in Nestlé's chocolate so she could get me to drink it. I don't miss milk at all......I'll even eat my cereal (when I have cereal) dry!

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 9/17/2013 1:27AM

    Thanks for this.

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CLPURNELL 9/16/2013 10:31PM


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CRYSALLIS1 9/16/2013 8:22PM

    My thoughts on milk are evolving so I only have one concern to point out. Milk is pasteurized to keep us healthy from a host of very real infections and other illnesses. People try to outsmart that all the time and eventually some people become very ill from infectious diseases. Pasteurization is definitely in place for a good reason.

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MICKEYH 9/16/2013 8:21PM

    I am so glad I've made switch to Almond milk.

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KIPPER15 9/16/2013 8:17PM

    As a dairy farm kid I drank milk from our bulk tank. The pictures of udders you show on your blog would never have put milk into our tank. There are strict rules about cell counts in milk. The farms are inspected by state, federal and milk company inspectors. I am sadden to think that you blame your disease on milk. I could look and find articles about nurses who got MS because they worked in hospitals if I tried. Education is a good thing if it is used wisely. emoticon

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BARB4HEALTH 9/16/2013 7:37PM

    I think nut milks are good. DH really likes the raw cow's milk. Cheese is difficult to give up. I am making some now from raw milk. I also have made kefir. Our ND is really gungho on cultured milk and veggies. Thanks for all the research you did!

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MONTREAL12 9/16/2013 10:49AM

  Interesting to say the least; notice that your blog sparked quite a controversial debate; it certainly provides "food for thought" and for that I emoticon

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LKS2GAB2 9/16/2013 8:19AM

    Interesting. I have consumed dairy since birth. Can't see giving it up now. Maybe my body is used to all of the "bad" things in it. May throw my body into shock if I take away the chemicals. LOL

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BLUEJEAN99 9/16/2013 1:58AM


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JIBBIE49 9/16/2013 1:49AM

    I laugh at all of this since I grew up on a farm and we had two dairy cows so we drank milk every day that was RAW (oh, the horror of it) and churned our own butter and my mother even made cottage cheese which we ate on a regular basis. Then when I was 15 and we moved to town I continued to drink milk and have ever since. I had a bone scan and the tech said "WOW, you sure have some heavy bone for a woman in your 60s." Good.
I think LOTS of these articles are pushed by PETA and by companies wanting to sell Soy Milk.

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SUSANBEAMON 9/16/2013 12:39AM

  i've seen lots of that stuff on vegan websites. since i know they are opposed to consuming any animal products, i discount those picture claims. always check the motives of someone telling you this or that is bad or good for you. plus, only about 40% of people have the genes necessary to digest milk proteins.

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PATRICIAAK 9/16/2013 12:14AM


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JAMER123 9/15/2013 11:16PM

    Boy ,this the first time I have seen or heard of any of this info and sorry but I won't give up my dairy products. Both my husband and were farm kids. Both had dairy cattle on our farms. He drank raw milk and I drank pasteurized. We are retired and still alive but if I started to drink nut milks, I would probably die due to the nut allergies. We all have our reasons for do's and don'ts.
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SBARGANZ 9/15/2013 11:12PM

    Ew, ewwww, eww.

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DRAGNSL 9/15/2013 10:54PM

    This was interesting but people are getting so caught up in things like there is rat poo in our food and bugs. Well FFS people we do not live in a bubble and factories are not sterile. They cGMP meaning CLEAN, but not surgically sterile. Our grandparents 4 generations back would be laughing at us for being fools.

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LIVELYGIRL2 9/15/2013 6:16PM

  I am shocked at much of this info.

I do think that the pasteurization causes some problems.

I don't think much milk but do have some yogurt and cheese.

I have some friends who eat all organic. I do think much is it is superior , but the cost in substantial ( so I have to pick and choose)/ or my spouse isn't in agreement.

I have to admit, when people would say, oh everything is bad or gives you cancer, it would tick me off. I said, but if there is 25 things, and you can avoid 15-20 of them,, isn't that good. Many of these people didn't care about exercise and diet.

But recently, others say, protein is bad, no grains, all raw, now no milk. Personally, I think we have too much protein and calories. Maybe refined carbs. are the worse. The whole grain doesn't make your blood sugar go crazy. Then we got GMO's. I heard 90 percent of it. So, that make sit complicated.

Alot of this makes some sense, but if too extreme, we have to think about very bite we eat.

You could pray that scripture about, if you eat or drink deadly things, you will protected. I know that has been used in some unintended ways, but common sense is in order. I guess we need wisdom.

I am willing to cut out alot of things or eat less, but not all....

Actually I respect you, and appreciate the info. Much of it has to do with what " people" mess with food.

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MARYJEANSL 9/15/2013 4:36PM

  Not all dairy is bad, and it is very easy to get milk that doesn't contain recombinant bovine growth hormone. Just read the label on the carton. Raw milk is actually very good for you. Pasteurized not so much, but in some states it is very hard, if not impossible, to get raw organic milk. I have no particular desire to eat vegan, though I have no problem at all if someone wants to do that. Not everything on the internet is true.

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IAMAGEMLOVER 9/15/2013 4:25PM

    I will continue to drink my milk. It is very good for you.

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LIVE_AMAZINGLY 9/15/2013 4:12PM

    I used to drink whole natural unpasteurized milk years ago, and had absolutely no problems with it. Yet when I started drinking pasturized milk I developed milk allergy. Go figure.

I have tried the unsweetened store bought almond milk, and whatever extra ingredients they put in it, I am allergic to it. But, it isn't the almonds I am allergic to, as I have no problems when I eat whole nuts.

It just seems that whatever the food is, when it is adulterated, that is what causes problems.

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ZOMBIEREADY 9/15/2013 2:56PM

    I gave up (kinda) dairy on August 1. My acne is much improved (though not gone). My periods are easier to deal with - I hardly feel it at all. I'm sleeping better. I feel sick less. Your blog didn't mention the addictive properties of milk, which there are, and I've felt them strongly over the last 6 weeks. Also, the bread we eat is allowed to have a certain amount of rat poop in it. The vegetables we eat are covered in pesticides AND insect feces (even the organic, which just uses organic pesticides), and our own bodies are bacteria factories. There are real benefits to limiting our intake of farmed milk, processed grains and to growing our own vegetables.
However, everything within reason. Our bodies actually do handle the constant assault by bacteria, pus, feces and chemical warfare pretty well. Even if we all lived on homesteads, we'd be facing those assaults to an extent. The key is to be reasonable with what we ingest. I will eat dairy 8 days each year, on the high holidays. I drink no more than 1 cup of coffee per day. I limit my intake of factory line baked goods. But I don't try to completely sanitize my existence. It's not possible or responsible. If we never faced bacteria, we'd be helpless in the grips of the first cold we got. We'd die from eating an unwashed carrot if we lived in bubbles. The best advice: Avoid extremes.
Thanks for sharing the good information, though.

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TINY67 9/15/2013 1:51PM

    You did some research.

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PATRICIAANN46 9/15/2013 1:50PM

  emoticon for the information. I will definitely check it out as I have loved milk all of my life.

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ARTSYGIRL5 9/15/2013 1:00PM

    I don't believe there was anything said about not breastfeeding an infant.
The question was - would you put breast milk in your coffee ( they were referring to an adult ) not an infant

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SOULCAPTAIN 9/15/2013 12:58PM

    Wow! You did a great job reporting on this issue. I had no idea about the trauma cows go through to produce so much milk and dairy products. Ignorance was bliss...
I actually stopped drinking regular milk years ago when I went on Atkins low carb diet. Then I found almond, coconut and even hemp milk to be tasty with a few drops of stevia. As for the cream in my one cup of coffee and the Dryers No Sugar Added ice cream, that will be a challenge!

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NEPTUNE1939 9/15/2013 12:51PM

    I'm 74 years young and still drink milk. As a farm boy, unpasteurized milk was what we drank the most of. To put it politely as possible; this anti-milk theme is of the same stuff you find is a pasture being careful not to step in it. I'm an avid drinker of milk. PS, I also believe in the 2nd amendment, the Constitution, Grandma, & Apple Pie, and of course emoticon . emoticon Earl

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BECKYANNE1 9/15/2013 12:49PM

    Seriously, if you really want to get into it, I would say we could eliminate most of the food we ate if we truly knew how it was processed and what the animals were fed, all of the pesticides that are used, etc. I really question its ties to Autism and MS. And if you live in areas that actually have winters, you do not get enough vitamin D from the sun. We can go weeks with very little sunshine. So yes, it's important for us to get our Vit. D elsewhere.

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GARDENCHRIS 9/15/2013 12:43PM

    breast milk is full of very good thing for human babies .... do more research. Infants raised on breast milk have fewer allergic symptoms have better speech as their mouth and teeth have to work harder to extract breast milk, in developing countries breast feed babies thrive when weaned off the breast is when they get sick.... do the research.

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JERICHO1991 9/15/2013 12:42PM

    Thanks for the blog. Many thoughts to consider here.

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JSEATTLE 9/15/2013 12:01PM

  I love my soy milk!

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ARTSYGIRL5 9/15/2013 9:23AM

    I haven't drank milk in 15 years. My Naturopath Doctor told me I didn't need any dairy at all. On occasion I do have cheese when I am out.
I have read numerous articles and books on this subject and agree that we should not be drinking milk.
I am so glad you made this post.

I am 65 and my bone density tests are fine. 2 years ago I broke my ankle and the break healed in 3 weeks. The doctors at the hospital were really surprised.


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