Not many people know this, but your daily dose of calcium, potassium, and protein is already gained by the vegetables we consume, even though the dairy industry spends billions to convince us that milk is crucial for you in order to get those nutrients.
Although it is widely used as an addition to coffee, tea, and delectable treats, milk, when pasteurized, can be very toxic to humans. According to Dr. Willet, after having conducted many studies, milk can do more harm than good to humans.
Contrary to popular belief, it’s never been shown that milk reduces fracture risk.
The Nurses’ Health Study states that dairy may increase risk of fractures by 50%! In fact, countries with lowest rates of dairy and calcium consumption have the lowest rates of osteoporosis.
Furthermore, approximately 3/4 of the world’s population is not capable to digest milk and other dairy products, meaning it is not an ideal substance for consumption.
Since people around the world are so greatly misinformed, Vox recently created a video which illustrates the facade of the dairy industry.
Have you noticed that when you drink milk, there’s a surprising amount of mucus afterwards? This leads to allergies, ear infections, Type 1 diabetes, anemia, and even constipation.
And that’s not all. Milk may contribute to various types of cancers due to the fact that consumption of the product increases the body’s level of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1).
If you really can’t imagine your coffee milk free, fear Not! There are plenty of healthy substitutes like rice, almond, cashew, hemp, and even coconut milk.
Almond milk sales, in particular, have increased by 250 percent from 2000-2015 to almost $895 million!