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Did You Know…?

blog did you know milk imageDid you know that many people diagnosed as lactose intolerant can drink raw milk without the side effects they experience from processed milk?

To date there are no scientific studies that have been done to prove this, but with so much politics in research anyway, I believe that the proof is in the personal results. And I’ve heard it from the horse’s mouth, the lactose intolerant, that they can indeed consume raw milk without suffering physical consequences. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mexican Rice Water (Agua de Horchata)

This creamy drink is the best and simple to make. The added cinnamon and vanilla remind me of chai only smoother and creamier.

Thank you Hannah for hooking me up with the recipe.

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Organic vs. Inorganic

“Is this organic milk any good?” the cashier asked as she slid the gallon over the scanner. It better be, I thought, since it costs almost 3 times the amount of inorganic milk. Milk that contains RBGH.*

For those who haven’t heard, RBGH is a synthetic hormone used in dairy cows to increase milk production. The additional milk these cows produce is a boon for the suppliers but a health hazard to consumers. And cancer is chief among those health concerns. In the 1980’s there was a battle that took place over the use of this hormone. Consumers won that initial skirmish, but in 1993, the FDA gave a thumbs-up to Monsanto, legalizing the use of Bovine Growth Hormone aka Bovine Somatotropin in cows.

The question of safety isn’t coming from whackos run amok.  Read the rest of this entry »

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