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Dairy is bad for you? So much info out there, I don't know what to believe


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Dairy is bad for you? So much info out there, I don't know what to believe

eviemichael | May 12, 2010 01:12 AM

Hi all, I just read this article:

I agreed with this doctor's criticism of the USDA food pyramid- that made sense- but I don't know what to think about his suggestion to cut out dairy.

I thought this maybe boils down to pasteurized vs unpasteurized dairy products- however, another doctor commented below the article that even raw milk is not a healthy alternative and leads to (among other things) "heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, cancer, auto-immune diseases, depression." Really? I understand large quantities of full fat milk and cheese may contribute, but she did not make the distinction between high and low fat dairy products.

Is there truly such a difference between A1 and A2 proteins in milk (A1 being dangerous and A2, usually from goats milk, is much safer)

I googled this to try to find more info or some legitimate studies on this topic and I saw that this has been debated for a while now:

Im curious as to what you guys think...

(sorry if this has been brought up before- i searched the site and didn't find much)

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