Author Name: StartRight
It is the tale of Sameer, who grew up in Malaysia, with the century-old myths about the benefits of cow’s milk. He was told that dairy products build strong bones and, cow’s milk helps losing weight. The poor fellow, who is just 31 years old, has endured bones fracture twice in his lifetime and weighs over 200 lbs.
Are you also amongst those who were told the Milk White Lies from an early age?
The fact that may come as a surprise for many is, Milk is not essential for human health. Milk consumption causes several health issues.
How marketing agencies manage to sell something hazardous for your health?
The dairy companies hire the leading advertising firms to use influencer marketing to proclaim that ‘Milk is the drink of the gods’ and drinking milk is proportional to staying active.
Drinka Pinta Milka Day
A very famous ad campaign, from the late 1960s by the National Milk Marketing Board of UK which persuaded people to drink a whole pint of milk.
The 1993 notoriously famous ad campaign for California Milk Processor Board aimed at convincing people to consume more milk. The campaign intended for the American audience became widely popular in other parts of the world where drinking milk was not a general practice.
Got Milk, Got Disease!
On October 29, 2014, an observational study reported by the British Medical Journal revealed nerve-chilling effects of drinking milk. The study, Milk intake, and risk of mortality and fractures in women and men: cohort studies, discovered that men and women who consumed three or more glasses of milk per day have higher death rates.
Moreover, the findings unveiled that women with high milk consumption are more prone to fractures.
Stop Consuming Milk
Are you aware of any species, other than humans, that consume the milk of another species?
There are definite facts behind vegans abstaining from milk and all related dairy products.
• Brittle Bones – People who consume more cow milk have higher fracture rates.
• Obesity – Weight loss could be a dream only if you consume fats saturated cow milk.
• Cancer – Studies suggest that cow milk increases the chances of breast and prostate cancer.
In short, consuming milk is not the secret of staying fit and healthy; instead, you are putting your health at risk. Stop buying and consuming dairy products and include diets rich with nutrients.
To know more about how health hazards of milk and associated risk, you may like to read the full article below.