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“There is a very strong correlation between consuming dairy products — such as milk — and acne, skin breakouts and aging.”

I read an article here that says: “There is a very strong correlation between consuming dairy products — such as milk — and acne, skin breakouts and aging.” The reason? Hormones, Bella says. ...
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Combining lactose-free dairy and regular dairy

My understanding is that lactose-free milk is made by adding the lactase enzyme to regular milk. Is there enough lactase present in the milk to catalyse lactose in simultaneously-consumed regular ...
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Does consuming dairy make mucus thicker? Why?

I've been told to avoid eating dairy during a heavy cold or sinus infection because dairy makes mucus very thick. I've also read elsewhere that dairy doesn't impact thickness of mucus... But anecdotal ...
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Which is better; Olive oil or Clarified butter(Ghee)? [closed]

More specifically, if Person A consumed a certain amount of food cooked with olive oil every day, and if Person B consumed the same amount of food cooked with ghee/clarified butter every day, which ...
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Does regular intake of (packaged) butter increase the risk of cancer?

I've heard some rumours from my peers that eating packaged butter on a daily basis could increase the risk of cancer. This goes from the presumption that packaged dairy products contain a certain ...
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Do adult humans need to drink milk

To the best of my knowledge, most mammals cease to drink milk past infancy. Humans, on the other hand often substitute their mothers breast milk with that from other sources like cattle (or soy, ...
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Is dairy sensitivity in infants related to quantity?

We have a 9-month-old who has been sensitive to cow's milk in mom's diet for much of her life. Mom stopped consuming dairy around 2 months, and we've tried reintroducing it a couple times with poor ...
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Do we need to drink milk?

There are many articles that point out how drinking milk is not necessary and it does no good to human health. These articles state that milk is only for babies (only mother's milk) and there is no ...
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What happens to a person who consumes spoiled food?

I'm asking specifically in the cases of meat and milk. Is the worst case simply an upset stomach?
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What does dairy sensitivity feel like to an infant?

We have a 4-month-old, exclusively breast-fed, with dairy sensitivities. Mom has eliminated dairy from her diet, which brought a huge improvement. A couple weeks ago we slowly reintroduced dairy (a ...
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Maintain lactase while dairy free

My 2-month old daughter has a cow's milk intolerance, so my wife has stopped consuming dairy. Ideally she'll be breastfeeding until 12+ months, so if it persists it could be a year before she has ...
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Are dairy products effective sources of calcium?

Tradition says that dairy products are good sources of calcium just because they have it; while some modern studies (see below) show that protein digestion produces acidic environment, and body uses ...