What Milk Really Do Our Body

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What Milk really do to our body We lived in myths for centuries long, but what milk really do to our body? However, milk does not do a body good. Even though it is still a part of our meal plan and milk consumption is the biggest part of food chain. When I was in high school, my chemistry teacher, Chuck Schietinger, who is anti-milk, he told us milk contains saturated fats and its pH is between 6.7 and 6.5, so milk is an acid which causes calcium loss. For a worse situation, milk may cause cancer because of its constitution. Milk and dairy products can cause cancer because of the saturated fats which is contained in milk. According to the same Harvard study, it says “many dairy products are high in saturated fats, and a high saturated fat intake is a risk factor for heart diseases.” Milk not only produces saturated fats, but other elements in milk which also cause cancer. It actually has data to support the argument. In the Harvard University School of Public Health study “men who drank two or more glasses of milk a day were almost twice as likely to develop advanced prostate cancer as those who didn’t drink milk at all.” Not only for man, in the article “Is Milk Really Bad For Your Bones” by Johannah Sakimura, RD, she states that “ …among middle-aged and older women, each additional glass of milk consumed daily was associated with a nine percent increased risk of hip fracture and a 15 percent increased risk of death from any cause. Adding an extra glass of milk was also
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