Despite the decades-long campaign that milk and other dairy products are essential for a healthy body, current evidence shows exactly the contrary. The fact that humans are the only species that drink the milk of other animals should be a pretty big clue that it is not meant for us.
In-depth research has proven that the dairy products are actually not the best way to get the calcium necessary for bone health. Milk’s high sugar content is a danger for diabetics, and casein, an ingredient in cheese, is a carcinogen.
In this episode we address these issues and others and offer some alternatives to dairy products. As a former milk addict, Larissa speaks from experience on this one, so be sure to tune in!
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Here’s what we mention in this episode:
- Vegetarian Zen t-shirts
- Fat Sick & Nearly Dead DVD
- Forks Over Knives DVD
- Flip and Tumble Set of 5 Reusable Produce Bags
- Peak Fresh Re-Usable Produce Bags, Set of 10
- Breville BJS600XL Fountain Crush Masticating Slow Juicer
Vegetarian Zen 2014 Survey
During the month of February we are conducting a survey to help us learn how we can better serve our listeners and readers. The survey is short (only 10 questions and 3-5 minutes to complete). We would really appreciate your participation!
- National Carrot Cake Day – February 3
- Homemade Soup Day / National Stuffed Mushroom Day- February 4
- National Chopsticks Day – February 6
- National Fettuccine Alfredo Day – February 7
- National Molasses Bar Day – February 8
- National Pizza Pie Day – February 9
Quote of the Week
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
— Anatole France
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Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa