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    Breakfast,  Food For Better Health,  Political Food Policies,  Recipes

    Does Milk Really Do a Body Good?

    Humans have been consuming milk for thousands of years.   Around the world, people drink milk from many different animals including cows, camels, goats, llamas, sheep and buffalo. During the depression, my mother said, they survived on fresh goat’s milk. Milk packs a nutritional punch, containing protein, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A and vitamin D. However, it also contains a very high amount of sodium. Most milk sold in the United States is PASTEURIZED, which means the microorganisms that cause salmonella and hepatitis, as well as spoilage, have been destroyed by heating, followed by a quick cooling. Pasteurization eliminates the possibility of diseases and gives the product a longer shelf life. Dairy…

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    History of the delicious, creamy milkshake

    So today, I am not feeling very well.  Fighting a sinus infection.  So, what do I discover…it is CHOCOLATE MILKSHAKE DAY and it is my favorite food in the world! I have long since thought, sinus issues and drinking milk were a big “no-no.”  However, as I found in this article, researched published in “The American Review of Respiratory Disease,” disputes this as myth; finding no correlation with milk consumption and the increase of sinus mucus. Milk and other dairy products are often blamed for additional production of mucus that can cause sinus problems but this may by a myth. A study published in “The American Review of Respiratory Disease”…