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June 22, 2012
Blocking the First Step of Heart Disease
By preventing the buildup of cholesterol in our blood stream, we can prevent atherosclerosis in our coronary arteries, the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. This..
May 14, 2012
The Acne-Promoting Effects of Milk
Dairy is considered a major cause of the acne epidemic and other more serious chronic diseases in the Western world due to the "abuse" of the mammalian postnatal signaling system by widespread cow..
May 11, 2012
Skim Milk and Acne
Three Harvard studies linking acne with dairy consumption in adolescent girls and boys blamed the sex steroid hormone content naturally found in cow's milk (even without added hormones), particularly..
May 10, 2012
National Dairy Council on Acne and Milk
The Harvard Nurses' Study found an association between high school dairy intake and severe physician-diagnosed acne.
December 23, 2011
Trans Fat, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol: Tolerable Upper Intake of Zero
The intake of trans fats which come mostly from junk food and animal products, saturated fat mostly from dairy products and chicken, and cholesterol coming mostly from eggs and chicken should be as..
February 13, 2011
Hormones in Skim vs. Whole Milk
Genetic manipulation has resulted in cows lactating into the third trimester of pregnancy, leading to milk with abnormally high hormone levels.
February 12, 2011
Nutrient Blocking Effects of Dairy
Dairy appears to block the beneficial effects of tea, but what about other phytonutrients?
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