Why Is Dairy Bad For You?

This is a very common question cuz who doesn’t like dairy??  I’ll briefly list the reasons and like always feel free to contact me with any questions.


1.      The processing- like all processed foods, there is very little nutrition in dairy.  All dairy is processed in some way unless you’re getting it straight from the animal.  Homogenization, pasteurization, whatever the process might be. These processes involve heating the product to a high enough temperature to kill the bacteria in the product.  This also kills the enzymes, including lactase, and everything else that was good for you. It is then fortified with things like calcium, vitamin A and D, and whatever else the company sees fit such as toxic preservatives.


2.      Lactose- is the sugar in milk products. As a baby you produce plenty of lactase, which is the enzyme to digest lactose. As you get older you produce less and less lactase making you more and more lactose intolerant. Do you know how intolerant you are to lactose?


3.      Casein- is the protein in milk products. A lot of people have some degree of intolerance to casein. You might not break out in a rash or hives but you likely will have inflammation and subsequent water retention with slowed metabolism that goes unnoticed. This causes all kinds of problems…  So maybe you will notice.


4. Whey- is the other protein in milk products. I don’t remember exact numbers but somewhere around 20% of the population will have a food sensitivity to whey which also causes inflammation and increase in disease and weight gain.


5. Lectin- A naturally occurring toxin found in plants. This toxin breaks down the lining of the gut causing leaky gut syndrome.


6. Dairy products cause a hormone imbalance in the body. One of the hormones it offsets is insulin. It jacks insulin which stores energy in cells. In a lot of cases it will be storing the energy as fat in fat cells. Dairy is a great weight gainer, not just because of all the inflammation it causes but also because of the hormone imbalance.


People that have skin issues have gut issues. When people see a doctor about acne or other skin issues, the first thing a doctor might ask you to try is to give up dairy and other foods that cause gut problems.


All of the above goes for all dairy from any animal. 


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