Argumentative Essay On Drinking Milk

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You always hear your mom or dad say, “Drink your milk, so you can get stronger!” but is milk really making you strong, or is it actually hurting you? Scientists say, Dairy consumption can play a role in asthma, Parkinson’s disease, and highly elevated blood pressure. Dairy is highly inflammatory, causing issues like bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, and acne. When you drink milk, you are actually consuming far more than just milk. American dairy farmers have long been injecting cows with a genetically engineered bovine growth hormone called rBGH to increase milk production(MindBodyGreen), So what are you really putting in your body that according to your parents makes you “Big and Strong”? In this paper, I tell you the truth about the three most common dairy products that just might leave you speechless. Dairy consumption can lead to fatal diseases. The average amount of serving you pay per gallon is 25 cents. Why are you paying that if it’s so unhealthy? Over the years, scientist and nutritionist have created lactose free, dairy free, and soy free milk. A popular brand that we often consume is Silk. It’s free of all of soy, lactose, and dairy. Milk isn’t unhealthy, in fact milk is very healthy, but the dairy in the milk isn’t. As this text stated, “Milk Intake and Risk of Mortality and Fractures in Women and Men,” researchers following more than 100,000 men and women in Sweden for about 20 years found significantly higher rates of bone and hip fractures,
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