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The Truth About Cow’s Milk

Updated: Mar 20

Growing up, we were told to drink our milk if we want strong bones, but this has since come back false. Actually, besides containing hormones and disgusting amounts of pus, consuming milk has been linked to quite a few risks.

pouring a glass of milk outside

With milk production equaling over 100 million metric tons here in the United States and over 530 million metric tons worldwide in 2020 (1), this may not be what some people want to read. Milk is considered an essential nutrient-packed “food“ since it’s packed with protein, calcium, vitamin D, and other essential nutrients the body needs (2), but do you know what else is in that glass of milk? Let’s learn the truth about a glass of mainstream cow’s milk.

The Purpose of Cow's Milk