I struggle with lactose intolerance and so do so many others. This article gave me some great practical insight. You hear so many things – is it the Milk proteins, is it the milk sugars, is it the enzymes… Isn’t yogurt good enough to help with lactose intolerance?
Dr Eric Z clears up these and many other interesting facts about milk in this article: What is Lactose Intolerance? (1)
We always hear about wheat and gluten sensitivities, but there probably isn’t a more controversial topic in the food market today than dairy and lactose intolerance.
We’re stuck in the middle of a massive marketing onslaught from both sides of the aisle. No wonder millions of people are confused. The truth is hard to come by in the midst of the ongoing “milk war.”
Milk is good: “Milk does a body good.”
Milk is bad: “People are the only species that drinks another animal’s milk.”
Milk is good: “Got milk?” (included, of course, is a beautiful celebrity with a milk mustache).
Milk is bad: “What’s in YOUR milk?” (and of course, take into consideration the list of harmful chemicals that are linked to everything from cancer to Alzheimer’s disease).
And the list goes on and on.
After sifting through all the different opinions, it becomes quite clear that this isn’t a black-and-white issue, and saying that “milk is bad” or “milk is good” simply leaves a lot to be desired.Continue reading