Lets face it, we all love the taste of dairy.... but there are healthier alternatives that taste just like real cheese!
About 75% of adults aren't able to break down lactose (a milk sugar) which is popularly known as lactose intolerant. This could be such a widespread problem because the milk is suppose to support a calf become a 1,000 pound cow, and we are not a calf or 1,000 pounds.
Milk and dairy products have growth hormones and inflammatory substances that clog your pores and cause acne. If you eat milk, cheese, ice cream, or any other kind of dairy, and you have acne, cutting out dairy could be the best decision you ever make.
"The Federal Trade Commission recently asked the UDSA to look into the scientific basis of the claims made in the “milk mustache” ads. Their panel of scientists stated the truth clearly:
• Milk doesn’t benefit sports performance.
• There’s no evidence that dairy is good for your bones or prevents osteoporosis — in fact, the animal protein it contains may help cause bone loss!
• Dairy is linked to prostate cancer.
• It’s full of saturated fat and is linked to heart disease
• Dairy causes digestive problems for the 75 percent of people with lactose intolerance.
• Dairy aggravates irritable bowel syndrome.
Simply put, the FTC asked the dairy industry, “Got Proof?” — and the answer was NO!"
Yes there are some nutritious things in dairy, but now we get our milk predominantly from gigantic factory farms that pump the cow full of horrible hormones. The cows also produce stress hormones in these conditions, which is then passed on to us in the milk.
Because of over-milking, artificial hormones, bacteria and medications, cow’s udders can become chronically inflamed. This causes the utters to bleed and leak pus.
So now they put fire under the inflamed utters to singe the hairs. They hope by singeing the hair it will stop ingrown hairs and pus... I've officially lost my appetite, gross.
To produce milk the female cow needs to have a baby. They rape her, then once the calf is born he or she is taken away from its mother and forced into a life of slavery. Cows have immensely strong bonds and cry after they are separated. Once separated at days old the calf will be used as a milking machine if she is a girl or will be slaughtered for veal after living just 14 weeks in a small crate if he is a boy.
All for a liquid that was never meant for us.
It's time to switch to brands like daiya, hail merry, go veggie, so delicious! They have deliciously dairy-free cheeses, milks, yogurts, ice creams, pizzas, mac n cheeses, salad dressings, coffee creamers and cream cheese!
We are Vegetacouple! After opening our eyes and learning about what we were putting into our bodies, we had to make a change.
It's important to look at the process and not only the final product on the plate.
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