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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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Is Cow Milk unhealthy?

My Vegan friend tells me that dairy products and cow milk are actually unhealthy. He says that drinking milk increases the risk of getting cancer and that it actually impedes the bone's intake of ...
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Does boiling milk really make the nutrients in it less useful to the body when ingesting it?

Does “denaturing” nutrients in milk by boiling it make them less useful, or actually more useful, as they undergo “denaturation” anyway during digestion? I've read online that boiling milk "denatures" ...
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Maximum recommended daily intake of full fat milk for 12 year old?

What is the maximum recommended daily amount of full fat milk for a 12 year old boy, assuming an average weight for 12 year olds at 40kg (88lb). Is 1.5 english pints per day too much?
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Is pasteurized or non-pasteurized milk healthier for an adult male in his early 40s?

Taste is irrelevant. Health effects is the more important consideration. Which is a healthier choice for an adult male in his early 40s? Pasteurized or non-pasteurized milk? How much should he drink ...
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Why should I avoid milk when on antibiotics?

I'm taking antibiotics (specifically, amoxicillin clavulanate) to fight off an ear infection. As she prescribed my antibiotics, my doctor told me not to eat milk products for a few days, then only eat ...
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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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Is tetra pack milk safe to drink?

We should take milk from a milkman who brings milk directly from cow/buffalo or we can take tetra pack milk ? I have heard that tetra pack milk is not healthy.
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Should a toddler drink milk if has congestion?

Are there any studies that prove drinking milk while having a cols is a bad practice - especially for toddlers?
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The exact difference between A1 and A2 milk

up vote 0 down vote favorite I am no expert in biology or chemistry. There are two links one stating A1 milk is good and A2 is bad the other link claiming the opposite. Which one can I trust? What ...
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Is "we are the only species drinking milk from other animals" a good argument against drinking milk?

Often when I'm reading about why we should not drink milk, I hear the argument that we are the only species that drink milk from other animals and the only specie that continue to drink milk after we ...
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How much sugar is in my UHT Milk?

Many forms of UHT milk contain sugar, however, the packaging I have does not give a specific gram content. But they do give a percentage of sugar in the ingredients section. Can I calculate the amount ...
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Which is better for health tea, water tea or milk tea? [closed]

From which of the following is better for health : tea with milk or tea with milk and water in equal proportions and spices or tea in water with spices, If someone can link to some authentic source ...
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Does milk really affect sleep? [closed]

I'm a night owl and an early bird kind of person. Meaning I tend to have difficulties in waking up, but stay up late. My eyes being very hard to open, after about 4 hours of sleep. I just noticed that ...
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Does milk tea causes skin dark?

I want to know that, Is that true if we have milk tea more than three times in a day,will make skin more darker?
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Magnesium in Cow's Milk

I have read online that cow's milk is a good source of Magnesium. Example: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/13-foods-high-magnesium/story?id=30567212 However, the nutrition labels for various brands ...
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Does soy milk help prevent cancer?

In this TED Talk the speaker describes the anti-angiogenic properties of soy extract for cancer prevention. I am lactose intolerant, so I was about to give soy milk a try anyway, but I'm wondering how ...
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How to make goat milk safe for consumption?

The milk under consideration is from a goat that is not from a goat-farm, just a loose goat that eats whatever she gets, hanging around mostly garbage (in India), if we milk her and boil the milk once,...
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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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Are there any symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency?

I've heard that Vitamin D is mainly obtained from the sun or you have to take supplements. Getting it from the sun also depends on many factors, such as the latitude, time of the day, skin color, area ...
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Is it healthy to drink 1.5L of milk a day? [closed]

I drink 1.5 to 2 liters of milk a day. Is it healthy?
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Do we really need as much calcium as the government recommends?

The US RDA for calcium for children 9-18 is 1300mg/day, for which milk and dairy seem like the only reasonable source. The vegetable sources of calcium would need to be eaten in impractically large ...
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Can a person eliminate lactose intolerance through extended exposure?

It sounds dangerous, or at least uncomfortable, but I have a friend who thinks drinking milk daily will help cure him of lactose intolerance. Are there any studies that indicate that prolonged ...
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Details on molybdenum bioavailability in milk?

There have been reports of molybdenum in milk since before 1951. However, supposedly "there [is] no data on bioavailability in cow's milk" after all these years. Most sources I find claim milk ...
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