THOUGHT FOR THE DAY - MAY 1
- This is the sixteenth of seventeen columns containing
NOTMILK references that I put together before leaving for my
European tour. You will be able to access this series plus
500 additional archived columns at:
Please share these references with your milk drinking
friends and relatives. Let them discover the real science!
"Preference for a diet high in animal fat could be a
pathogenic factor, and milk and high fat dairy products
contribute considerably to dietary fat intake."
J. Am Coll Nutr, 2000 Apr, 19:2 Suppl.
"About 20% of babies suffer from colic, or abdominal
cramping and gas. Milk proteins may be one of the leading
causes of this digestive disorder."
Pediatrics, 1991; 87 (4):4
"Lactose malabsorption and lactase deficiency are chronic
organic pathologic conditions characterized by abdominal
pain and distention, flatulence, and the passage of loose,
watery stools. Once correct diagnosis is established,
introduction of a lactose-free dietary regime relieves
symptoms in most patients...who remain largely unaware of
the relationship between food intake and symptoms."
J Clin Gastroenterol, 1999 Apr, 28:3
"In the case of the eight year old female subject, juvenile
rheumatoid arthritis was a milk allergy. After avoiding
dairy products, all pain was gone in three weeks."
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1985, 78
"Breast cancer rates are lower in populations that consume
plant based diets."
American Cancer Society Cancer Facts and Figures, 1994