Thursday, July 21, 2011

Got Milk?

 Before you reach for that next glass of milk, perhaps you will want to check out this article I found at Natural News.  Recent research has shown that there are dozens of chemicals in your milk that could be toxic or harmful to you.  This article also reveals why milk is not an optimal source of calcium, the main reason many people are consuming milk.  I hope you will enjoy the article...

(Natural News) When you wake up and go to the kitchen to pour yourself a cold glass of milk, it seems you are filling your body with calcium, vitamins, and an abundance of goodness. That seemingly white beverage may look innocent, but the hidden ingredients packed into the liquid that is a popular staple in the American diet are anything but.

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists have found through analysis that one single glass of milk can contain a delightful (or not) medley of up to 20 different kinds of painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones ( These medicinal residues, found in samples of cow, goat, and human breast milk, are from a variety of chemicals used to treat animal and human illness.   For the rest of the article go here:

This research revealed that cow, goat, and human breast milk tested for traces of numerous anti-inflammatory drugs such as niflumic acid, mefenamic acid, flunixin, ibuprofen, diclofenac and ketoprofen -- all of which are commonly used painkillers for animals and humans.
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Now that you've read about the hidden dangers lurking in your milk, will you continue to drink it, will you switch to organic milk or will you stop consuming milk products altogether?  I would love to hear your comments, so please let me know what you think!

1 comment:

Bob said...

Time to switch to organic milk, it may cost more but it sure is worth it.