In spite of the claims by the dairy industry, and the millions of
dollars they spend annually to try to convince people that milk products
are good for humans, the ample scientific evidence indicates the
According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, among
other health organizations, three out of four people from around the
world, including an estimated 25 percent of individuals in the United
States, are unable to digest the milk sugar lactose, which causes
diarrhea and gas.
These organizations also say that milk is very low in iron and to get
the U.S. Recommended Dietary Allowance of 11 milligrams of iron, an
infant would have to drink more than 22 quarts of milk each day; causes
blood loss from the intestinal tract, depleting the body’s iron; is
frequently contaminated with antibiotics and hormones; and is one of the
most common causes of food allergy.
Ironically, the quest for profit and for pleasure leads us to ignore
God’s will and natures’ ways, and come up with “solutions” that in turn
harm our health, the environment and animals.
A good example is www.lactagen.com
that offers “the only real solution to lactose intolerance” and
“reconditions your digestive system to better handle breaking down dairy
products.” Interestingly, this site says that more than 70 million
Americans and over 250 million people worldwide suffer from lactose
intolerance or other gastro-intestinal disorders; and that 95% Asian
Americans, 90% African Americans, 74% Native Americans, 70% Hispanic
Americans and 25% Caucasians are lactose intolerant.
People should ponder that maybe God designed us to not consume dairy
Share with you family and friends that a plant-based diet honors
God’s creation by helping us stay healthy, reducing animal suffering and
preserving the environment.
Your question and comments are welcome