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Is is true that Animal Milk actually depletes our Bone Calcium instead of builds it due to its acidifying nature? -17 Y/o

Is is true that Animal Milk  actually depletes our Bone Calcium instead of builds it due to its acidifying nature? -17 Y/o

Not true: We are mammals. Our babies drink animal milk, preferably from their mothers (who, like all of us, are animals). If drinking milk depletes our bone calcium, our babies would not survive very long, and we humans would have gone extinct long ago. (When looking at non-dairy "milks", be sure to read the labels and compare with dairy milks, to know what the differences in protein, fat, and sugar are.) ...Read more

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Is milk bad for adults?

Is milk bad for adults?

Not necessarily: If you can drink milk without problems, you can drink it. You may want to select low-/non-fat milk. If you have lactose intolerance like many of us, you may want to avoid it or drink either lactose- free or soy milk. There are varying degrees of lactose intolerance. As we get older we make less and less lactase, an enzyme that breaks down lactose in milk. Many adults get gas and bloating with mil. ...Read more

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Is milk good for eldery?

Is milk good for eldery?

Should be fine.: As long as they can tolerate the lactose, milk is a good source of calcium and protein for an elderly person. ...Read more

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What best milk for age 24?

What best milk for age 24?

Vitamin d: Vitamin d milk has the most nutrition and vitamins. You need continued calcium and vitamin as you age. So drink your milk and exercise also ...Read more

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Does milk neutralise acid?

Does milk neutralise acid?

Milk coats acid: Milk helps acid reflux by coating the esophagus and stomach, providing some protection against acid. The calcium and bicarbonates (sodium bicarbonate) in milk also help to neutralize the acids in the stomach. ...Read more

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Is milk healthy for adults?

Is milk healthy for adults?

Yes: Milk is healthy for children, as well as adults, as it is rich in calcium and vitamin d. There are different options from a fat content standpoint so adults have a choice between non-fat, 1%, 2% or full fat. Young children should only be given full fat milk as their developing brain needs the fat. Consult with your doctor if you have questions. ...Read more

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Is milk good for our health?

Is milk good for our health?

Yes: It's a great natural source of calcium. However, many people with lactose intolerance can't tolerate it. No need to force yourself to drink it if you don't like it. It is easy to find other dietary sources of calcium. ...Read more

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Do they still make ice milk?

Do they still make ice milk?

Out of favor: There was a fad for this during an older era of saving calories. But the taste always suffered and for simplicity, the dairy companies that make ice cream use richer sources and sometimes substitutes. ...Read more

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How do I stop producing milk?

How do I stop producing milk?

Stop breastfeeding: If you were breastfeeding and no longer wish to, weaning your baby will stop milk production. A good way to do this is to take away one breastfeeding session every two to five days. Milk production will cease soon after you've completely stopped breastfeeding. If you haven't breastfed, avoid stimulation of the breasts and the milk will eventually stop. Use of medications is not recommended. ...Read more

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