Flesh and By-Products
In 1970, the dairy industry produced 2.2 billion pounds of cheese. The population of the United States was 203 million, which translates to 10.8 pounds of cheese consumed per person.
This year, the average American will eat over 34 pounds of cheese.
Constipated by Camembert? Sickened by Swiss? Phlegmed by Parmesan?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allows no more than 750 million pus cells in each liter of milk.
Since it takes 10 pounds of milk to make one pound of hard cheese, a pound of cheese can contain up to 7.5 billion pus cells. If your cheese is sliced so that there are 16 slices to a pound, that single slice of American or Swiss can contain over 468 million pus cells.
Got Provolone? Got pus!
Eighty percent of milk protein consists of casein, a tenacious glue. Casein is the glue that is used to adhere a label to a bottle of beer. Try to scrape off one of those labels, then consider the effects of casein in your body. Casein is the glue which holds together wood in furniture. Got horrible bowel movements?
Casein is a protein antigen and your body reacts to its presence by creating an antibody. That antibody-antigen reaction creates histamines. Anti-histamines (like Benadryl) are used to counter the effects of histamines. Mucus and phlegm are produced as a result of cheese consumption. Mucus congests internal body organs. Mucus creates phlegm.
Got Gorgonzola? Got glue!
Every sip of milk has 59 different powerful hormones. Which ones do you wan little boys and girls to take? Estrogen, progesterone, or prolactin?
In her lifetime a woman will produce the total equivalent of one tablespoon of estrogen. Hormones work on a nanomolecular lever, which means that it takes a billionth of a gram to produce a powerful biological effect.
One pound of cheese can contain ten times the amount of hormones as one pound of milk.
Nursing cows were never supposed to pass on cheese to their calves. They were, however, designed to pass on hormones, lactoferrins, and immunoglobulins in liquid milk to their infants.
Got Romano? Got raging hormones!
Got American cheese? Got antibiotics. Consumers Union and the Wall Street Journal tested milk samples in the New York metropolitan area and found the presence of 52 different antibiotics. Eat ice cream, yogurt, and cheese toppings, and you're also consuming antibiotics.
Got Port wine cheddar? Got penicillin!
In February of 1999, the Land of Lakes Company recalled nearly four hundred thousand cases of cheese products from supermarkets in every one of America's 50 states. Cheese makes a remarkable culture medium for bacteria, which stay alive for up to six months. This enormous recall was due to listeria. Eat listeria and it can take up to 45 days for you to get sick. Would you make such a connection?
Cheeses can also contain a bacteria named mycobacterium paratuberculosis which causes diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome. Forty million Americans are so affected.
Got Colby? Got colds!
Got Danish cheese? Got diarrhea!
Got Brie? Got bad bowels!
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