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8 fake facts about milk

Milk is good for you, right? Well, the following facts might make you reconsider that blanket approach to the white stuff you splash on your cornflakes each morning.

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The first myth we’ll bust is the one that suggests milk is a great source of calcium. Unfortunately the calcium contained in cow’s milk is hardly absorbable to the human body. If you’re after calcium, we’d recommend adding more kale, spinach and broccoli to your diet.

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The second myth you always hear about cow’s milk is that it’s great for building strong bones. That’s not true either. Milk actually depletes calcium from bone which leads to an increased risk of fractures.

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The second myth you always hear about cow’s milk is that it’s great for building strong bones. That’s not true either. Milk actually depletes calcium from bone which leads to an increased risk of fractures.

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We all believe that cows are not harmed when they’re milked. That’s a fact that we take as read. It’s wrong. Calves are taken from their mum’s just hours after birth and fed substitute milk. There’s so much needless suffering at factory farms that disease and lameness often take the lives of cows.

Supermarkets milk farmers for all their worth

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Do cows need to be milked? If we fail to milk them, will their udders fall off or explode? Of course not. Milking them doesn’t do them a favour as some of us believe.

Supermarkets milk farmers for all their worth

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This next “fact” isn’t necessarily fake, it’s just not proven as yet so take it under advisement. Some believe that proteins found in cow’s milk can trigger diabetes. We’re not sure there’s scientific evidence to back that theory up but it’s a “fact” that’s doing the rounds now on the web.

Supermarkets milk farmers for all their worth

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This next “fact” isn’t necessarily fake, it’s just not proven as yet so take it under advisement. Some believe that proteins found in cow’s milk can trigger diabetes. We’re not sure there’s scientific evidence to back that theory up but it’s a “fact” that’s doing the rounds now on the web.

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This one shouldn’t be a surprise but cow’s milk is not for humans. It’s an excellent source of nutrients for calves. But when the calf’s been weaned off milk, it won’t drink it again for the rest of its life. But we do.

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If you’re thinking of ditching dairy, this interesting fact will help you make your decision. Cow’s milk has on average three times the amount of protein found in human milk, which contributes to a wide collect of illnesses and diseases.

Supermarkets milk farmers for all their worth

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If you’re thinking of ditching dairy, this interesting fact will help you make your decision. Cow’s milk has on average three times the amount of protein found in human milk, which contributes to a wide collect of illnesses and diseases.

Supermarkets milk farmers for all their worth

Photos: Youtube.com

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