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Skip Milk? 5 Reasons Why

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Skip Milk? 5 Reasons Why

There do not appear to be any other benefits of dairy (apart from being the source of whey protein) and to make matters worse, dairy seems to have detrimental effects to your health. Milk should be for calves (baby cows), most humans have a problem digesting it. I cannot tell you how many patients I have seen over the years whose chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, arthritis, chronic sinusitis and allergies cleared up when they stopped eating dairy. When people come to see me in my practice and I put them on a diet, I almost always remove dairy.

1. Dairy cows are fed the wrong food, which not only changes the nature of the milk but causes health problems for the cows. They are fed soy, corn, cottonseed meal or other commercial feeds, which contain all sorts of things including chicken manure and citrus peel cake, laced with pesticides. These foods are not appropriate for cows, who are ruminants and should be feeding on green grass in the spring, summer and fall and on green feed, silage, hay and root vegetables in the winter. Unfortunately most dairy cows are kept in confinement, given antibiotics and hormones, and never see green grass their entire lives.

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Frank Lipman MD is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of Integrative and Functional Medicine. A practicing physician, he is the founder and director of the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in NYC, where for over 20 years his personal brand of healing has helped thousands of people reclaim their vitality. To bring his approach to a wider audience, he created Eleven Eleven Wellness, Guided Health Solutions. He is the author of Revive (previously called Spent) and Total Renewal. To hang with Frank, visit his blog, follow him on Twitter or join his Facebook community today.

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5:33AM PDT on Sep 1, 2013

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6:48AM PDT on Jul 2, 2013

I don't drink milk , lactose intolerant

7:20PM PDT on Jun 25, 2013

Thanks.

7:22AM PDT on Jun 24, 2013

It seems the only way to get rid of comment replies via email from this page is unchecking the box below. I really hope it will work this time.

11:27PM PDT on Jun 23, 2013

Milk is healthy for goodness sake

1:34AM PDT on Jun 20, 2013

Thank you :)

6:12PM PDT on Jun 2, 2013

thank you

1:49PM PDT on May 20, 2013

This is why I only drink 100 percent Organic, grassfed, raw, and unhomogenized milk!

4:20AM PDT on May 15, 2013

It depends on individual difference

2:35AM PDT on May 11, 2013

Unfortunately i have to stuck with cow's milk

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