WHITE LIES

By: Dr Justine Butler, Health Campaigner, Viva! Health
Edited by: Juliet Gellatley BSc DipDM, Founder & Director, VVF

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CONTENTS

Viva! Health
Foreword
Introduction
What is a healthy diet?

PART ONE: THE HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY AND BIOLOGY OF MILK
The origins of dairy farming
Dairy farming today
Who drinks milk?
A comparison between human milk and cow’s milk
    Protein
    Fat
    Calcium
    Iron
The composition of cow’s milk
    Water
    Carbohydrate
    Protein
    Fat
    Minerals and vitamins
    Fibre
The undesirable components of milk and dairy products
Breast is best
Infant formula
Milk in schools

PART TWO: DAIRY CONSUMPTION AND HEALTH
Acne
Allergies
    Asthma
    Eczema
    Hay fever
    Gastrointestinal bleeding
Arthritis
Bovine Somatotrophin (BST)
Cancer
    Breast cancer
    Colorectal (bowel) cancer
    Ovarian cancer
    Prostate cancer
Colic
Constipation
Coronary heart disease
Crohn’s disease
Diabetes
Dementia
Ear infection
Food poisoning
Gallstones
Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1)
Kidney disease
Lactose intolerance
Migraine
Multipe sclerosis and autoimmunity
Overweight and obesity
Osteoporosis

Conclusion

APPENDICES
Appendix I THE SAFETY OF SOYA

Appendix II BODY MASS INDEX

REFERENCES



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