Organic Milk – Slightly More Omega 3

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New WSU study suggests organic milk may be more heart-healthy Organically raised cows eat more grass and produce milk that is richer in “good” fatty acids than milk from cows fed corn and other grain-based feed, says a Washington State University analysis. Thanks to the Seattle Times. By Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times science reporter There’s no doubt eating organic food can reduce your exposure to pesticides, but the jury remains out on whether organically grown food is inherently more nutritious than food produced using the full chemical armory of conventional agriculture. Now, new research from Washington State University (WSU) concludes that when it …

Cow Milk – Not Good For Bones

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GUEST COMMENTARY / RETHINKING NUTRITIONAL TRUISM Milk, unfortunately, builds weak bones By Beverly Hoback It’s September, and all across the country children and teachers are filling classrooms, playgrounds, and school cafeterias. Some are in new buildings, some old. Some have new textbooks, some old. Some are studying subjects I never heard of in elementary school, like computers, and some are studying materials pretty much like what I studied back in the ’60s and ’70s. One subject that could be changing, and in my opinion, should be changing, much more rapidly is the subject of nutrition. I say this because of my …

Milk Losing Popularity

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PRETTY MUCH THE ONLY GOOD THING YOU CAN SAY ABOUT COW MILK – IS THAT IT IS FLUORIDE FREE Just like mother’s milk, cow milk is almost completely fluoride free. Even if the cow drinks fluoridated water, the milk is still almost completely fluoride free. The cow accomplishes this by producing less milk, by sacrificing some of the calcium in the milk to bind with fluoride and eliminate it. Cow milk is not appropriate for humans. It has little magnesium, potassium, and essential fatty acids. It contains too much protein and – if it is not fat free – too …

Milk Myth Busted

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Milk myth busted: There are far better sources of calcium for strong bones Friday, August 24, 2012 by: Madeleine Innocent Thanks to Natural News. (NaturalNews) As the truth is beginning to tumble out about diet and health care, the milk myth is deserving of a closer look. The world at large has been brainwashed into thinking that milk and dairy are the ultimate (and only) source of calcium, not just for growing children. However, not only is dairy indigestible to many, it is also a source of disease. Milk is For Babies Mother’s milk is the ultimate source of food …

E. Coli from Raw Milk

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E. coli O157:H7 in Raw Milk Sickens 33 in Oregon and Missouri Posted by Bill Marler on May 03, 2012 At least 5 children with HUS – Acute Kidney Failure The Missouri State Department of Health and Senior Services said Wednesday it now has 14 confirmed cases of E. coli O157:H7. The two new E. coli cases are from Boone and Marion counties. The 14 cases have similar lab results, geographic proximity and/or case history – drank raw milk or are family memembers of those who drank raw milk. A 2-year-old Boone County child sickened with E. coli remained hospitalized …

Why all of the milk industry's health claims have been proven wrong

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AlterNet / By Martha Rosenberg 171 COMMENTS Got Propaganda? Why All of the Milk Industry’s Health Claims Have Been Proven Wrong Marketers have been trying desperately for over a decade to increase the public’s consumption of milk, but they keep failing. Here’s why. March 12, 2012  | Photo Credit: Eskemar via Shutterstock LIKE THIS ARTICLE ? Join our mailing list: Sign up to stay up to date on the latest headlines via email. Selling milk looks easy and even fun when you see the celebrity milk-mustache ads. “Got Milk?” ads may be the most recognizable and spoofed of all ad …

Milk and Acne

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(NaturalNews) We all know the advertisements where celebrities sport the milk mustache and ask `Got Milk?`. However studies suggest that a more accurate question would be: `Got milk? Got acne?` This article explores how hormones and allergenic proteins in milk could contribute to acne. At least three large-scale studies reported in the American Journal of Dermatology found a link between drinking milk and acne. NaturalNewsreported about a study that found those who drank two or three glasses of milk a day had 44% higher chance of developing severe acne. Read the entire article here.

Raw Milk Wars

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New Real Fresh Milk Marketing Venture–On the Front in the Raw Milk Wars 12-17-11 Dear Natural Food and Health, Raw milk is certainly better than commercial processed milk, which is unhealthy for umpteen reasons. I support the right of people to buy, sell, and consume raw milk. In the case of raw milk, if the cows are healthy, maybe the milk is not harmful. On the other hand, can you be confident in our polluted world that any pasture is clean or any cow is free from infection? The people of India drank buffalo milk. However, they boiled it first. …

"rBGH Free" Label Legal in Ohio

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This is Dr. Mercola’s summary. See my comments below: A few years ago, a number of U.S. states tried to ban “rbGH-free” claims on dairy. Monsanto, which owned rbGH at the time, helped found a group called AFACT, which supported the bans. AFACT was unsuccessful in most states, but it looked like they might win in Ohio, where the fight went to the courts. Recently, however, the Ohio court came to its decision. First, they ruled that milk in Ohio can still bear an “rbGH-free” label as long as it also bears the disclaimer stating that, “[t]he FDA has determined …