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Now, of course, you’re concerned about how to
replace dairy and still obtain calcium, protein and
so on. Don’t worry, there’s nothing in milk that
isn’t better obtained from plant sources, available
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                                                                                                                                 Up to 100  million
                                                                                                                                   us cells
in a vast array of products that look and taste           It’s easy to be dairy-free!
almost exactly like their dairy equivalents.

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                                                          plenty of information on why                                           p
                                                                                                                                 in every
                                                          dairy damages health. This
 dairy damages health, look no further!                   guide gives details of the many
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 pages and reviews over 200 research papers.              – soya, oat and rice milks,
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L      ike all 4,500 species of mammal, humans produce milk for their
       young. Unlike the other 4,449, we continue to drink it after
       weaning – but not even our mother’s milk, cow’s milk. So much
for it being natural! Fine for a baby calf, which is what nature intended,   Milk good for
                                                                                                                                    “Cow’s milk is a perfect food for a calf but that doesn’t mean it is good for human babies – or
                                                                                                                                    adults! If you want to improve your health by making just one change to your diet, I
                                                                                                                                    recommend you eliminate all dairy”.
                                                                                                                                    Professor Jane Plant CBE (DSc, CEng): leading scientist and author of Your Life in Your
but not so fine for a human baby, whose needs are very different.
                                                                              Certain  ly is, too go
                                                                                                      od! The guilt
                                                                                                                   y party is
                                                                                                                                    Hands – Understanding, Preventing and Overcoming Breast Cancer.

                                                                                                           , designed
Despite this, milk is presented almost as a wonder food, essential
to health – strange considering that Americans lap it up and have             a hormone
                                                                                              called IGF-1
                                                                                                grow – fast
                                                                                                            !S mall                                              Milk to build bones?
                                                                              make calves                        raise the                                        If this were true, three qu
some of the worst health statistics going while Japanese barely
                                                                                      ses of IGF    -1 in people                                                                             arters of the world’s peop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         le would be
                                                                               increa                               ore dairy                                    very floppy indeed becau
touch it and are some of the healthiest, longest-living people on                                     cers. The m                                                                             se they don’t drink milk!
                                                                                risk of several can                  of IGF-1.                                   intolerant of the sugar it                             They’re
Earth. So just what can cheese, butter, cream, ice cream, yoghurt                                       your levels                                                                         contains (lactose) or alle
                                                                                you ea   t, the higher                                                           protein (casein).                                    rgic to its
and milk chocolate do for you? Probably more than you reckoned.

                                                                          hite Lies
                                                                                                                                                                Milk is not the key to stro
  Milk is pure?
                                                                                                                                                                                             ng bones, as scientists
                                                                                                                                                                showed in a study publis                              recently
                                                                                                                                                                                             hed in the professional
                                                                                                                                                               Pediatrics. In fact, peop                             journal,
                                                                                                                                                                                          le in the US gobble up
                                                                                                                                                               almost anyone else in the                           more dairy than
 Dairy cattle are so diseased through                                                                                                                                                         world and yet have record
                                         over work that right now, one                                                                                                                                                    levels of
 in three has mastitis. Painful, swollen                                                                                                                       osteoporosis. Milk is par
                                         udders issue copious                                                                                                                              t of the problem, not the
 amounts of pus and some of it is allow                                                                                                                        of the high acid levels it                             cure because
                                          ed in your milk – up to 400                                   “Dairy is far from being a wonder food but is,                                    produces, which causes
 million pus cells in every litre.                                                                                                                                                                                    calcium loss.
                                                                                                        in fact, a contributor to many major diseases
                                                                                                        which horrifies me – especially when I see
 And if that doesn’t make your stom
                                     ach turn, every sip of milk also
contains a cocktail of 11 different grow
                                         th factors and 35 different
                                                                                                        how many unwitting mothers are feeding their
                                                                                                        children cow’s milk formula.”
                                                                                                                                                                Milk – the demon drink
                                                                                                                                                                As if that collection of potential ailm
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ents isn’t enough, there’s
hormones. Why so many? Because                                                                          Heather Mills McCartney, patron of the VVF,                                                   ritis, constipation, Crohn’s
from pregnant animals, the rest from
                                       two thirds of all milk comes                                                                                             still more with links to dairy – arth
                                                                                                        patron of Adopt-a-Minefield and a United                                                       s, kidney stones, migraines,
given birth – times when oestrogen
                                       those who have recently                                                                                                  disease, food poisoning, gallstone
                                     and other hormone levels are                                       Nations Goodwill Ambassador.                            multiple sclerosis and obesity.
sky high.

“It is well nigh time that the evidence on the adverse health
effects of dairy be honestly presented to the public. One of the                                                           Milk – fat of the land?
                                                                                                                           Sure is and particularly the most dam
biggest myths is that we need dairy for strong bones and teeth.”                                                                                                     aging kind – saturated fat.
Professor T. Colin Campbell, lead researcher of the China Study,                                                           Breast cancer in the UK is up 80 per
                                                                                                                                                                     cent since 1971 and hits
Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry, Cornell Univeristy                                                         one in nine women. It’s one in 10,0
                                                                                                                                                                  00 in rural China, where
                                                                                                                           dairy is a rarity. The difference is due
                                                                                                                                                                    to diet, not genes.

Milk magnificent for
                                                                                                                          Ovarian cancer is also increasing and
                                                                                       iry to one degree                                                            women who eat
                                                                     e all linked to da                                   four or more servings of dairy a day
                                         ma and    ear infections ar                   the intestinal                                                             have double the
                     thma, colic, ecze                                mia because of                                      risk of those who eat little. Prostate
Allergies, acne, as                   causes    of childhood anae                                                                                                and bowel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Rob Hill/Viva!`
                    one of the main                                                                                       cancers are also major killers and agai
or other. It’s also                                                                                                                                                n milk can
                     use.                                                                                                 play a part.
bleeding it can ca                                                                       atically on the up
                                                                    e needed, is dram
                                         ich ins  ulin injections ar                           ers,
                     es (type 1), for wh                                   be important trigg                            The biggest killer of all in the UK is
 Childhood diabet                                      milk drinking can                                                                                        heart
                      w’s milk formulae and early                                                                        disease and most of us are at risk.
 in under fives. Co                   tible children.                                                                                                           Fatty animal
 particularly in  genetically suscep                                                                                     products, cholesterol and animal prot
                                                                                                                                                                   ein –
                                                                                        being found in
                                                                     adults but is now                                   which are all in dairy – are amongst
                                       ing. It used to affect only                      the higher their ris
                                                                                                            k.                                                   the
                    is also skyrocket                                 d meat) kids eat,                                  villains responsible.
  Type 2 diabetes                           ows   the more milk (an
                        in 40 countries sh
  children. Research

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