Is Milk Good for Our Bones?

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DESCRIPTION: The galactose in milk may explain why milk consumption is associated with significantly higher risk of hip fractures, cancer, and premature death.

What can we do for our bones, then? Weight-bearing exercise such as jumping, weight-lifting, and walking with a weighted vest or backpack may help, along with getting enough calcium (Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, & Calcium Loss and vitamin D (Resolving the Vitamin D-Bate Eating beans (Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis and avoiding phosphate additives (Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola may also help.

Maybe the galactose angle can help explain the findings on prostate cancer (Prostate Cancer and Organic Milk vs. Almond Milk and Parkinson’s disease (Preventing Parkinson’s Disease With Diet

Galactose is a milk sugar. There’s also concern about milk proteins (see my casomorphin series) and fats (The Saturated Fat Studies: Buttering Up the Public and Trans Fat in Meat and Dairy as well as the hormones (Dairy Estrogen and Male Fertility, Estrogen in Meat, Dairy, and Eggs and Why Do Vegan Women Have 5x Fewer Twins?

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