(Supported) Milk - Is It Really Good For Our Children?

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Created on November 16 2015 at 10: 42 PM

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Multiple Health Problems from Milk

People are beginning to question the long-standing belief that cow’s milk is the perfect food for children. Studies now link the consumption of cow’s milk to multiple health problems. The long list includes iron-deficiency anemia, gastrointestinal bleeding, cramps, chronic diarrhea, chronic nasal congestion, allergies, asthma, colic, rheumatoid arthritis, musculoskeletal pains, kidney disease, diabetes and heart disease.

Milk and other dairy products may actually be harmful to a child’s health. This may sound a bit shocking to some people. How can America’s most trusted food be unhealthy and why are most parents unaware of this information? This is understandable when you look at the advertising practices and political pressure of the American Dairy Association. They spend hundreds of millions of dollars to convince us that if we don’t drink milk, we would be calcium deficient and sickly. The dairy industry is a very powerful force, controlling the USDA’s nutritional guidelines and influencing our thoughts about milk. Subtle messages like “Milk Does a Body Good” are imprinted in our minds from an early age.

Lactose Intolerance

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Compared with Evidence on Parenting-Checkpoint.com: Summary

For infants and very young children, cow’s milk may provide low intakes of necessary nutrients and risk to renal solute load. For school age children, the consumption of milk is positively associated with height increase.

This viral article is supported by the following studies on Parenting-Checkpoint.com

Does More Milk Consumption Enhance the Heights?
Cow’s Milk vs. Formula for Babies: What Studies Show

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