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Milk Does NOT Protect Against Osteoporosis

New Study: Increased milk intake does NOT protect against osteoporosis
(but does promote ovarian and prostate cancers)

5 December 2010

You hear it all the time: drink milk to get enough calcium to protect yourself from osteoporosis!

But is it true?

Numerous definitive studies provide the answer: No, milk does not protect against osteoporosis -- in fact, it may be a cause.

Despite the dairy industry-funded ads featuring famous people wearing milk moustaches and implying that milk will protect you from bone fractures, it's long been known that countries with the highest rates of osteoporosis, such as the United States, England, and Sweden -- consume the most milk.

China and Japan, where people eat less animal protein and little or no dairy food -- have low rates of osteoporosis...

and: Link: Why Women In China Do Not Get Breast Cancer? March 26, 2008 by jennyho8 By Prof. Jane Plant, PhD, CBE : " Why I believe that giving up milk is the key to beating breast cancer."

http://www.evana.org/index.php?id=62318

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