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Are dairy products effective sources of calcium?

Dairy products are not the best source of calcium for many reasons. Lactose Intolerance Lactose intolerant people can't have dairy products as they will usually cause various symptoms like diarrhea ...
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Does consuming dairy make mucus thicker? Why?

According to this study, no. We conclude that no statistically significant overall association can be detected between milk and dairy product intake and symptoms of mucus production in healthy ...
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“There is a very strong correlation between consuming dairy products — such as milk — and acne, skin breakouts and aging.”

If the main thrust of the question is indeed expressed in the title and tags of the question: Q “There is a very strong correlation between consuming dairy products — such as milk — and acne, skin ...
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“There is a very strong correlation between consuming dairy products — such as milk — and acne, skin breakouts and aging.”

These are biologically plausible effects supported by moderate quality observational evidence. As a personal aside, I do not believe there is enough evidence for harm to recommend eliminating dairy ...
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Are dairy products effective sources of calcium?

The issue whether “excess” dietary protein intake adversely affects bone in humans is a subject of current controversy in nutrition(1),(2),(3) with one group concluding that “excess protein will not ...
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What happens to a person who consumes spoiled food?

The worst case scenario is death from complications due to bacterial food poisoning. The specific species' will vary by location. Here in the UK, food poisoning from meat and dairy products are most ...
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Maintain lactase while dairy free

First, let me highly commend your wife. The WHO recommendation for breastfeeding up to 2yr is not for show. It really can help prevent a whole slew of problems. Unfortunately, no there are no ways ...
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Combining lactose-free dairy and regular dairy

As you imply in your question, enzymes are catalysts, and as such, participate in a chemical reaction but remain unchanged after that reaction is completed. Therefore, once lactase has converted a ...
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Do adult humans need to drink milk

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27271361 This study expands on the possibility of certain metabolites found in dietary milk may contribute highly to Single Nucleotide Polymorphism SNP formations. ...
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Do we need to drink milk?

You certainly don't require milk in your diet. Those with allergies need to avoid it. The whole thing is about getting the nutrients that the body needs. If you replace them with sufficient ...
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Are dairy products effective sources of calcium?

First of all, I'm not sure whether the question is answerable at all without a more detailed scenario. So we have: Ca²⁺ excretion increasing with excess protein This seems to be linked to ...
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“There is a very strong correlation between consuming dairy products — such as milk — and acne, skin breakouts and aging.”

Milk is a specialised substance produced by mammals to support development during the infant growth phase. The nutritional content in milk represents a postnatal continuum of the support established ...
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