Add it to the list of things that are bad for you… milk! Turns out this staple of western diets, is not something humans aren’t really designed to consume. And all those health claims on TV? Not really true! Trace explains how we’ve been duped into drinking this stuff.
Archaeology: The milk revolution
“When a single genetic mutation first let ancient Europeans drink milk, it set the stage for a continental upheaval.”
IS MILK GOOD FOR YOU?
“While we’ve been conditioned to believe milk is the epitome of healthy drinking, it’s really a gamble.”
How did milk turn from a toxin to a staple of the Western diet?
“Lactose is a naturally occurring sugar you’ll find in milk, while lactase is the enzyme that helps us digest it.”
Why Don’t We Drink Milk from Animals Other Than Cows?
“Maybe the “camel-ccino” will be the drink that finally leads America to stray from the cow’s udder.”
Mooove Over Cows?–Soy Milk May Be a Healthier Alternative
“There is a lot of debate about whether or not cow’s milk is good—or appropriate—for people at all.”
Lifetime high calcium intake increases osteoporotic fracture risk in old age.
“Caloric restriction prolongs life span. Calcium restriction may preserve bone health.”
Regulation of Calcium Metabolism
Are humans the only animal to drink milk from other species?
“Most of us will have seen our pets and various garden wildlife taking advantage of a source of cow’s milk on occasion.”
Dairy: 6 Reasons You Should Avoid It at All Costs or Why Following the USDA Food Pyramid Guidelines is Bad for Your Health
“Got milk? These days, it seems like almost everybody does.”
History of Cheese
Is Gluten Free Healthier?
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