Myths about milk

There is much speculation about the benefits and harms of milk nowadays. About its therapeutic powers in the health of bones and skin or even on whether it causes even long term health problems.

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions.

Cow milk
Most milk available on the market today can be harmful to health. Nowadays cows are fed with both hormone and pesticide products that it has become difficult to find pure milk in the markets.

Cow’s milk can lead to many health problems, including but not limited to: allergies, asthma, bone and joint disease, constipation, type 1 diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, nervous system disorders, and rashes.

If milk is becoming a problem for some people where to get calcium and protein?There are several alternatives to obtaining calcium and protein that people routinely seek in milk. Cabbages, beans, fish, soy milk, whole grains, almonds and nuts are foods whose intake in adequate amounts provide the calcium and protein we need.

Why is breast milk so good?
Breast milk, in addition to feeding the baby and being rich in all the nutrients the baby needs to grow strong and healthy, also has defense cells called antibodies that pass from the mother to the baby, which increases the Baby’s defenses preventing you from getting sick easily.
Milk in the poisoning.
There is a myth about the potential of milk as a protective substance for poisoning or intoxication, as if it were a “universal antidote”, but milk has no activity or potential antivenom, nor does it replace treatment measures in the intoxicated patient. In some situations milk can increase or facilitate the absorption of some substances by the body.

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