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Christian Vegetarian Association Presents:
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11 Facts You Need to Know About Dairy

Dairy products are unhealthy and their production involves the exploitation of cows and their babies.

These are 11 facts that everyone should know about dairy:

  1.  Cow’s milk is intended for baby cows. 
  2. Hormones.
  3.  Most cows are fed inappropriate food.
  4.  Dairy products, when metabolized, are acid-forming. 
  5.  Research shows that the countries whose citizens consume the most dairy products have the
    highest incidence of osteoporosis.
  6. Most dairy cows live in confined, inhumane conditions, never seeing the pastures of green
    grass they were intended to eat.
  7. Most dairy products are pasteurized to kill potentially-harmful bacteria. 
  8. Dairy products are mucous-forming.
  9.  Research links dairy products with arthritis. In one study on rabbits, scientist Richard Panush was able to produced inflamed joints in the animals by switching their water to milk.
  10. Most milk is homogenized, which denatures the milk’s proteins, making it harder to digest.
  11. Pesticides in cow feed find their way into milk and dairy products that we consume.

To learn more, please visit 11 Reasons to stop eating dairy
 
It’s good to know the facts about why consuming dairy products is not natural for humans and therefore it’s harmful for our health, and why it contributes to the suffering of God’s animals. This way, we can make mindful food choices and help others to do the same.


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