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Salam Alekum

 

Milk - The Perfect Food?

 

 

Contents

Introduction

Cow's Milk Is Designed For Cows

Immune System

Toxins

Pasteurization

Milk Promotes Calcium Loss

Bovine Growth Hormone

Cancer

Allergy

Xanthine Oxidase

Multiple Sclerosis

Juvenile Diabetes

Cholesterol

Kidney Stones

Conclusion

 

 

Introduction

 

 

Milk provokes images synonymous of home and goodness. It conjures up the warm, fuzzy feeling of being cared for and protected. How often the universal mother of us all has reminded us to "drink all your milk" so we will grow strong and healthy. The white color of milk reminds us of purity and cleanliness. It's no wonder that most of us look on milk as the perfect food.

 

Contrary to popular belief, this picture is far from the truth. In reality, processed cow's milk is a chemical soup that is highly toxic and a negative fountain of youth for adults. To put it simply, cow's milk is not healthy for humans. It has been linked to a variety of diseases, including allergies, diarrhea, colic, and cramps in children. In adults, it is linked to heart disease, arthritis, autoimmune disease, allergies, and certain types of cancer such as leukemia and lymphoma. Most the world's population does not drink or use cow's milk. The reason is simple - cow's milk makes them sick.

 

 

Cow's Milk Is Designed For Cows

 

Milk is a maternal lactating secretion and a short-term nutrient for newborns. In the animal kingdom, a baby is weaned from milk when its body weight reaches approximately three times that at birth. All animals wean their off-spring at a fixed time peculiar to their species, except humans who continue to drink milk, if not their own mother's, then that of the mothers of other mammals.

 

The milk of mammals is species-specific. The milk of every species is unique and tailored to the requirements of that animal. Humans, as a species, evolved due to advanced neurological development and delicate neuromuscular control. Essential fatty acid forms an integral part of the human neurological system for memory and intelligence, while protein is the basic building block of massive skeletal growth needed in a calf for survival in the wild. Cow's milk is therefore designed for calves and not for human babies.

 

The primary type of protein in cow's milk is casein. There is four times more casein in cow's milk than human milk. It also has five to seven times the mineral content, but severely deficient in essential fatty acids when compared to human mother's milk. Human milk, on the other hand, has eight times more essential fatty acids, especially Linoleic acid.

 

 

Immune System

 

Cow's milk contains many proteins that are poorly digested and harmful to the immune system. When protein in our food is properly broken down by the digestive system into amino acids, it does no harm to the immune system. Some food proteins such as casein, however, are absorbed into the blood fully undigested, provoking an immune response. Repeated and persistent exposure to these proteins disrupts normal immune function, leading to a multitude of diseases.

 

One of the best screening tests and the first line of treatment for allergy and immune system dysfunction is removing dairy products from the diet. This has been shown to shrink enlarged tonsils and adenoids. Reports of marked reduction in colds, flu, sinusitis, and ear infections are commonly reported after discontinuation of milk.

 

 

Toxins

 

The 20th century diet of cows is rife with pesticides, fertilizers, herbicides, and traces of heavy metals, along with chemicals to enhance growth and productivity. Whatever a cow eats shows up in her udders, including grass, silage, straw, cereals, roots, tubers, legumes, oilseeds, oilcakes, and milk by-products, which contain a variety of chemical additives. This is a far cry from the grass fed free roaming cattle of the old days. Breeding methods now produce cows that generates three times more milk that the old-fashioned scrub cow.

 

Milk is an ideal storage medium for dissolved environmental chemicals. Most environmental contaminants are of the fat-soluble type and milk has about four percent fat. The water-soluble chemicals dissolve easily in the predominantly aqueous part of milk. Therefore, we find in milk all types of chemicals, fat-soluble and water-soluble, because milk offers both environments.

 

A lactating mammal excretes toxins through her milk. This includes pesticides, chemicals, hormones, and antibiotics. Chemicals fed to cows are transferred to milk and eventually into our body upon consumption of milk from such lactating cows.

 

Drugs such as hormones or antibiotics given to cows show up in the milk in short order. For example, antibiotics like penicillin given to cows to treat mastitis is responsible for the failure of milk to have "starter" reaction in cheese making. About one percent of milk today is unsuitable for cheese making due to high levels of penicillin.

 

The exposure to small levels of antibiotics in milk is also dangerous since it causes modification of "good" bacteria in the intestine leading to vitamin and mineral deficiencies and often "superinfection" - the increased tendency to contract infections.

 

Long-term exposures to low-levels of antibiotics are extremely harmful to health since these exposures produce drug-resistant strains of bacteria. Such is the case with a class of drugs known as sulfonamides used to prevent infections in cows. Low level exposure to sulfonamides produces resistant strains of bacteria and makes this otherwise useful drug ineffective.

 

Other environmental hazards in milk use comes from the radioactivity - from the sun and x-rays and, occasionally, from fallouts of catastrophe such as Hiroshima, Three Mile Island, and Chernobyl. The fallout is the settling of the fission products of a nuclear reaction, in the air, on the ground, or below the ground. Such radioactive material can be carried by wind for miles and the fallout may last for months or years, dispersing throughout the globe.

 

 

Pasteurization

 

Processed milk from cow is commercially pasteurized to assure safety. Pasteurization also destroys some of milk's valuable nutrition, including almost all vitamin D, half of all vitamin C, and half to three-quarters of vitamin B-complex.

 

The essential enzymes and growth factors destroyed during pasteurization are irreplaceable, unlike vitamins A & D. For example, phosphatase enzyme in milk is necessary for the absorption of calcium. Pasteurization destroys this enzyme, rendering pasteurized milk a poor source of calcium that can be utilized by the body. Other enzymes destroyed include lactase for assimilation of lactose and galactase for the assimilation of galactose. Milk devoid of such enzymes are much more difficult to digest and acts as a stressor on our body.

 

In essence, pasteurization of the milk drastically changes the structure of the milk proteins (denaturization) into something far less than healthy than "nature's most nearly perfect food" we have been lead to believe.

 

Despite the disadvantages, pasteurization is perhaps the only way to assure safety of milk on a bulk-production basis. Without pasteurization, daily bacterial counts, weekly anaerobic tests, monthly bacteria cultures are needed to monitor the milk. In addition, regular blood tests have to be conducted on cows themselves every 60 days, and T.B. skin tests made every six months. It is obvious that this practice is prohibitively expensive.

 

 

Milk Promotes Calcium Loss

 

A major concern of those advised to stop drinking milk is, "What will happen to my teeth and bones?" The answer is astoundingly simple, "They will improve."

 

The majority of the world's population takes in less than half the recommended daily calcium intake of 800 mg a day and yet they have strong bones and healthy teeth. The notion that continuous ingestion of high amount of calcium in order to maintain strong bones and prevent osteoporosis must be dispelled. Studies have repeated shown that strong bone is more a function of optimum amount of magnesium rather than calcium from a nutrient perspective.

 

While milk provides calcium, it is ironic that milk also promotes calcium loss in the body. There are two main reasons for this:

 

1. Excessive proteins intake from cow's milk increase the need for minerals to neutralize the acid formed from digesting animal protein. Such minerals include calcium and magnesium. 99 percent of the body's calcium and 60 percent of the body's magnesium is stored in the bone. To neutralize the acidic environment, calcium are mobilized from the bone to the blood, resulting in a loss of calcium from the bone. In fact, calcium excretion and bone loss increase in proportion to the amount of animal protein consumed.

 

Milk and diary products are therefore acid forming substances. Acidic byproducts that accumulate in the body is one primary cause of accelerated aging and cancer. It is best for our body to be bathed in a slightly alkaline environment. The higher the diet consist of milk, meat, and poultry, the more protein is ingested, and the more acidic the body becomes. Vegetarians, for example, need about half as much calcium as meat eaters as they lose much less calcium in their urine.

 

In addition to reclaim of calcium from bone, animal proteins, due to the high sulfur content, alter the kidney's re-absorption of calcium, so that more calcium is excreted. Those on high protein diets such as meat and diary products lose about 100 mg of calcium a day.

 

2. Cow's milk also contains phosphorous. When calcium and phosphorus reach the intestine together, they compete for absorption. The more phosphorus there is, the less calcium will enter the body. Some phosphate compounds form insoluble calcium salts in the intestine. In addition, excess phosphorus triggers the release of parathyroid hormone, which sucks calcium out of bone. When combined with calcium, phosphorus also competes with and prevents calcium absorption in the intestine.

 

Not all calcium in the food enters the body. Many components of food such as phosphates, vitamin D, fiber, proteins, and hormones alter absorption of calcium in our diet. For example, Cow's milk contains 1,200 milligram of calcium per quart; human milk contains only 300 milligrams. But the total calcium absorbed in breast-fed babies is higher than in babies fed cow's milk. The phosphates and palmitic acid in cow's milk reduce absorption of calcium.

 

The calcium/phosphorus ratio is important for optimal use of all bone-building minerals. The ideal ratio is 2.5 to 1. Too much phosphorus will upset the balance, which could lead to progressive bone loss. The ratio in cow's milk is only 1.3 to 1.

 

You can get an ample supply of calcium from green leafy vegetables. Supplementation with calcium is an easy and inexpensive way to assure that you get enough. About 500 mg of calcium a day is all that is needed for strong bones, provided that you take 500 mg to 1,000 mg of Magnesium. The ratio of magnesium to calcium should be one to one (1:1) or even two to one (2:1) for strong bones, according to many researchers in the forefront of anti-aging medicine.

 

 

Bovine Growth Hormone

 

The approval by the FDA to use recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST- better known as bovine growth hormone or BGH ) to increase milk production by 20-30 percent since 1994 is a cause for alarm. BGH is banned in Europe and Canada. Cows so treated have high levels of IGF-1 (the serrogate marker of growth hormone in the blood), from 2 to 10 times higher than normal cow's milk. While BGH milk contains no more IGF-1 than human breast milk, very few adults continue to drink human breast milk throughout life. Furthermore, pasteurization not only does not destroy IFG-1, but actually increases its concentration in BGH-milk.

 

BGH's other action on the cow includes decreasing the body fat and increase its lean body mass. This bodily composition is characteristic of a young and strong cow, and the intake of BGH is designed to mimic this state of health. Unfortunately, when BGH is given to adult and mature cows, the body fat is already contaminated with a wide range of toxins from grain-fed, hormone-enhanced, and antibiotic-laced diet since these toxins are normally stored it the fat. When the fat mass decreases, these toxins are transported into the cow's milk.

 

Once taken in orally by humans, IGF-1 from BGH enriched milk can enter the blood stream from the intestine and increase the risk of breast and prostate cancer. The widespread use of this genetically engineered product has been linked to the proliferation of breast, prostate, and colon cancer cells in humans. Selected studies have shown that men with an IGF-1 level between 300-500 mg/dl have more than four times the risk of developing prostate cancer compare to those with a level between 100 to 185 mg/dl. The risk is more pronounced in men over 60 years of age, where the risk of prostate cancer is eight times higher than control. The elevated IGF-1 levels were present several years before an actual diagnosis of prostate cancer.

 

 

Cancer

 

Studies have confirmed that milk fat is a recognized source of carcinogenesis. It is easy to understand how milk can become carcinogenic. First, the use of saturated fat in diet increases the incidence of cancer and milk fat is mainly saturated. Second, milk is an ideal carrier for chemical carcinogens. A French study (September 1986) conducted in over a thousand breast cancer patients also found that the use of butter is not a cause of breast cancer in women, and that yogurt actually reduces the incidence of cancer.

 

Take ovarian cancer as an example. Its incidence parallel dairy eating patterns around the world. The culprit seems to be galactose, the simple sugar broken down from the milk sugar lactose. Animals fed galactose develops ovarian cancer at a much higher rate than control groups. About 10% of the U.S. population lacks the enzymes to metabolize galactose. Unfortunately, the body does not sent us a signal us of such deficiency. This is unlike lactose intolerance, in which there are clear signs of digestive upset. You can be galactose deficient and not know it. It is much more simple to just avoid dairy altogether. This include yogurt, cheese, and other fermented dairy products.

 

The bovine leukemia virus is found in the majority of dairy cows in the United States. This virus is killed during the pasteurization process. Accidents do happen. An accidental "cross connection" between raw and pasteurized milk in a milk processing plant in the Chicago area in 1985 results in severe salmonella outbreak, killing 4 and causing over 100,000 ill. Virtually all animals expose this virus develop leukemia, including primates.

 

 

Allergy

 

Cow's milk is a leading cause of food allergy in America. Widely recognized symptoms include diarrhea, cramps, bloating, gas, iron-deficiency anemia, skin rashes, atherosclerosis, and acne. It is also linked to recurrent ear infection in children, insulin dependent diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis.

 

Milk is a mucous producer. Poorly digested bovine antigens (substances that provoke an immune reaction) like casein become allergens in allergic individuals and is a common burden on the respiratory, digestive, and immune systems. Common symptoms of allergy include diarrhea, constipation, and fatigue. It is estimated that at least 50% of all children in the United States are allergic to cow's milk in some form.

 

Tension-fatigue syndrome is another most common symptom of milk allergy along with abdominal pains, repeated headaches, aching muscles and joints, or even bed-wetting. Children who suffer from milk allergy are often pale, have large circles under their eyes, and seem to have a "stuffed" nose all the time.

 

In fact, this is so prevalent a cause that one of the first steps in treatment of many cases of asthma, allergies, tension-fatigue, and sinus infections is the simple trial of elimination of all diary products from the diet for 3 weeks. Confirmation of milk allergy can be easily observed If the symptoms resolved when diary products are withheld but recur when diary product is taken in again.

 

 

Xanthine Oxidase

 

A protein enzyme called xanthine oxidase found in cow's milk poses health problems. Proteins are usually broken down after digestion. Small fat globules, which encircle the xanthine oxidase, are absorbed into the body when milk is homogenized.

 

Homogenization is a process where whole milk is mechanically whipped so hard its butterfat molecules separate from their natural clumps to float in perpetual microscopic suspension throughout the water. The flavor-bearing fat is distributed all over the water of the milk. The result from a naturally totally blah white liquid with a floating layer of rich, creamy, fatty goo, is a mildly tasty beverage with an absence of anything floating on top. The dairy industry food engineers invented this process to open a huge market for milk during the 1930s Great Depression.

 

Many research studies have concluded clear relations with this absorbed enzyme and higher risks of heart disease. The following excerpt from the journal Atherosclerosis (1989;77:251-6) sums it up succinctly: "Homogenized cow's milk transforms healthy butterfat into microscopic spheres of fat containing xanthine oxidase (XO) which is one of the most powerful digestive enzymes there is. The spheres are small enough to pass intact right through the stomach and intestines walls without first being digested. Thus this extremely powerful protein knife, XO, floats throughout the body in the blood and lymph systems. When the XO breaks free from its fat envelope, it attacks the inner wall of whatever vessel it is in. This creates a wound. The wound triggers the arrival of patching plaster to seal off that wound. The patching plaster is cholesterol. Hardening of the arteries, heart disease, chest pain, heart attack is the result.

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis

 

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a progressive neurological disease which produces disturbances in speech, vision, and muscle, all leading to patients becoming invalids and ultimately death. MS is found much more common in colder climates and rarely occurs near the Equator. MS is suspected of coming from milk harboring an undiscovered virus that attacks people who have vulnerable immune systems. The incidence of MS is significantly correlated with milk consumption in the U.S. and around the world, but the mechanism behind this correlation is not clearly understood. Hypotheses presented include alteration of the nervous system by milk and the presence of toxic or infectious agents in milk. MS is rare when mothers breast fed.

 

 

Juvenile Diabetes

 

Juvenile onset (Type I) diabetes results when the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas is destroyed. This type of diabetes is thought to occur in genetically susceptible individuals, when an unknown environmental factor triggers the immune system to attack the pancreas. Exposure to dairy products early in life may be an important triggering factor.

 

While the exact mechanism is not known, it is postulated that milk protein bovine serum albumin (BSA) somehow leads to an auto-immune reaction aimed at the pancreas and ultimately to impairment of the pancreas's ability to produce insulin. According to a 1992 report in The New England Journal of Medicine, a study of 142 diabetic children all had abnormally high levels of BSA antibodies. This research suggests that a combination of genetic predisposition and exposure to cow's milk leads to juvenile diabetes.

 

In epidemiological studies, children who did not receive cow's milk during the first three months of life had 40% fewer cases of diabetes than children who did consume milk. Animal research has provided evidence that at least two different cow's milk proteins can promote damage to the pancreas.

 

 

Cholesterol

 

The use of cow's milk for human consumption started about 5,000 years ago. Now dairy products make the single largest dietary contribution to what the World Health Organization calls the greatest epidemic of all time apart from malnutrition - heart disease.

 

There are about 35 grams of fat in a quart of milk. About 60 percent of milk fat is in the saturated form, and only 3 percent as polyunsaturated fat. If you drink one quart of whole milk per day, you will have consumed over one-third of your daily quota of fat as recommended by the American Heart Association.

 

The high proportion of saturated fat in cow's milk is responsible for the many deleterious effect of milk. It raises blood cholesterol, increases adherence of platelets, and causes thrombosis or blocking of arteries. Many research studies have shown that animals fed milk fat develop blocked arteries just like humans. Autopsies performed on children after accidents have revealed changes in coronary vessels believed to be precursors to atherosclerosis. Children with normal blood vessels are almost always primarily breast-fed, while children fed cow's milk or formulas based on cow's milk have diseased vessels.

 

Interestingly, cow's milk and human milk have almost the same concentration of cholesterol (about four milligrams per ounce). However, the quantity of cholesterol absorbed in the blood has very little to do with its concentration in milk. The amino acid taurine reduces absorption of cholesterol from human milk. Taurine binds with the bile acids needed for the absorption of cholesterol. Cow's milk does not contain enough taurine to block absorption of cholesterol. As a result, adults breast-fed as infants have lower cholesterol deposits in their vessels than those who were fed cow's milk in infancy.

 

The connection between milk consumption and heart disease was first suspected in 1967 and since then have been repeatedly confirmed by various tests. Next to soft drinks, there is nothing you can do which is more damaging to your heart and arteries than to drink cow's milk. Even cheese and butter are better than milk. Meat, the favorite scapegoat, does not even come close to damaging our heart and body as does milk. In fact, studies have shown that the chance of associating heart disease with diet are:

 

 

Butter - 50 percent

 

Meat - 58 percent

 

Eggs - 60 percent

 

Animal Fats - 76 percent

 

Animal proteins - 81 percent

 

Sugar - 84 percent

Milk - 91 percent

 

 

Milk is on the top of the scale, with better than 90 percent chance of increased incidence of heart disease.

 

 

Kidney Stones

 

Kidney stones are a common complaint in affluent societies. Bladder stones, on the other hand, are common in developing countries. This unusual distribution of stones is attributed to our diet. Diets rich in calcium and other minerals produce kidney stones, a mixture of calcium oxalate or phosphate. Bladder stones, ammonium acid urate, appear in nutritional deprivation when body proteins break down to release ammonia.

 

This is how milk increase incidence of kidney stones:

 

a. Meat increases absorption of calcium and makes urine acidic, both increasing concentration and precipitating calcium oxalate crystals in the kidneys.

 

 

b. Milk sugar and proteins increase absorption of calcium from other sources. Milk also adds vitamin D, which increases incidence of kidney stones.

 

 

c. Vitamin D enhances calcium absorption from diet and mobilization from the bones. The overall effect is increased calcium in the urine.

 

Dietary modifications can show remarkable reduction in kidney stones. Begin by adding more unrefined fiber, bran, whole wheat, brown rice, fruits, and vegetables to the diet. Avoid all refined carbohydrates and other processed foods, increase fluid intake, and reduce the use of meat. Finally, avoid the rich sources of calcium or oxalate. The high oxalate foods include: coffee, chocolate, peanuts, spinach, rhubarb, beetroot, etc.

 

 

Conclusion

 

Next to sugar, milk is the largest contribution to food-induced illness in the developed world. It is more appropriated classified as a ####tail of chemical and bacteria rather than wholesome pure food as it is promoted in the past century.

 

Despite the proof in the medical literature, the public, as well as the health professionals, remain oblivious to the dangers of milk. Milk supporters tout its superior nutritional value. It is true that two cups of milk give us 16 grams of protein, 600 milligrams of calcium, 0.8 milligram of riboflavin, 600 IU of vitamin A, and 200 IU of vitamin D. However, milk is not an exclusive source to supply this nutrition. Equivalent nutritive value can be found in three slices of natural aged cheese or two cups of yogurt, as well as various combinations of meats and vegetables.

 

Are these not better alternatives to milk? The risks that now hang over milk - risks of diseases and death are not worth taking.

 

There are, however, ways to modify milk to remove what creates its undesirable effects. According to Dr. David L. Freed, a renowned expert on milk, start by removing lactose and proteins to reduce the incidence of allergies and intolerance; floating fat to reduce the incidence of heart disease; xanthine oxidase to reduce heart disease and allergies; and hormones, drugs, pesticides, carcinogens, toxins, etc., to reduce the risk of cancer and chemical allergies. Once all of this is accomplished, milk can be drank safely, but most people would complain that the resulting crystal clear, water-like liquid does not taste as good as it is supposed to.

 

The average adult takes in about 180 gallons of liquids per year, including 50 gallons of water, 35 gallons of coffee, 35 gallons of soft drinks, 25 gallons of milk, 22 gallons of beer, 8 gallons of juice, 7 gallons of tea, and 4 gallons of wine/liquor. Out of all these liquids, only one fits well for daily continuous consumption in large quantity with anti-aging effect - pure filtered water. All the other liquids should be used sparingly as a social drink and not as a health drink or replacement of water.

 

Adults should reduce as much as possible dairy products, including skim milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. There are simply much better sources of obtaining the same nutrients other than from milk. A small amount of milk or milk by-products will not harm your body. If you have to take milk, get whole, pasteurized, non-homogenized milk from free-range cows fed with organic feed.

 

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Assalamu Alaikum,

 

Milk makes me sick too, and isn't it obvious that if newborns stop drinking milk at certain point, it most probably means

that they need different type of food from there on? I'm not nutricionist but there must be some logic behind that.

 

thanks for sharing

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Waalekum Salam:

 

I wish more could see as you do. Keep in mind that the soil is depleted of 90 percent of its nutrients so the grass fed animals of our grandma's times is long gone. I will be posting more info on this.

 

Sister Sara

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I find it hard to belive.... personly i drink more then 2 glasses of milk and been doing that for many years and i think it has made my bones denser and stronger. Furthermore it is somthing Allah has blessed us with.

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Salam Alekum:

 

I was wondering why no one debated me on this as it is very controversial. I see you have very many post brother so I assume you follow the sunnah very closely. If you study the diet of Prophet Mohammad, you will find he did drink milk but Goat, lamb and camel, never cow milk. So when they talk of milk it is from all but cow. Cow's milk is for baby cows.

 

Now in the days of our most blessed Prophet, pbuh, the land was full of nutrients and it was different than now. So everything has changed. YOu can get the same calcium from leavy vegetables.

 

I posted an article on the deprived nutrients in the soils now and you may want to read that. I can post thousands of articles on not drinking milk and the harm. I have MS brother, number one cause drinking milk. So I am a survivor and I do drink occasionally but I highly suggest you change to goat's or camel milk.

 

Most Arabs have health issues from diabetes, to strokes to cancer due to the poor diet of food combining. Never eat rice with meat. eat rice with veggies. Eat fruit before the meal as is sunnah. Don't mix sour and sweet fruits together. I will be posting on food combining soon brother.

 

I only had so much knowledge when I became sick and I am here trying to inform many so they don't get sick.

 

I do welcome your opinion though and hopefully I can be a benefit to you, your family and they people you speak too. Allah, swt, saved me so I can save others.

 

Fi Amannilllah.

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salam

 

I think the prophet did not drink cow milk, because they did not have cattle in the desert of Arabia.

 

The main reasons for many diseases and obesity are not a certain kind of food, but:

 

- over eating

- stationary work

- neglecting exercise

- Chernobyl

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we drink goats milk

 

my son suffered from eczema from birth

 

goats milk after 6 months worked wonders

 

now we all have it

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we drink goats milk

 

my son suffered from eczema from birth

 

goats milk after 6 months worked wonders

 

now we all have it

 

Yeah, I like to hear that. I am lucky, local goats, local milk and not expensive here. 75 piastes a kilo or a dollar for 2.2 pounds.

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salam

 

I think the prophet did not drink cow milk, because they did not have cattle in the desert of Arabia.

 

The main reasons for many diseases and obesity are not a certain kind of food, but:

 

- over eating

- stationary work

- neglecting exercise

- Chernobyl

 

Wa Alekum Salam Yusha:

 

Some of what you say is true. I want to add some things. Remember we are only sick by the permission of Allah, swt. So all diseases and cures come from Allah,swt.

 

The main reason people are sick are from improper food combinations and not following the sunnah.

 

The sunnah was never to mix eggs with milk, no pancakes my friends.

No mixing meat with milk, that means no mansef my friends.

No mixing fish with milk, yuk.

 

No very hot with very cold.

No very sour with very sweet.

 

Salt and sugar are the two worse things in this century as predicted by our most beloved prophet, pbuh.

Only drink he had was sweetened with dates.

 

drink water and honey when you wake up.

 

take 7 dates before sleep to get rid of worms

 

take 7 dates after the honey.

 

No such thing as yeast back then, I use baking powder.

 

White flour and white sugar and the wrong fats are all bad.

 

White cheese has tons of salt and causes problems.

 

Lentils are the poor persons meat but very slow in digesting.

 

Never eat fruit after the meal.

 

Now lets get into politics. The singe worse thing for the entire world is depleted uranium which kills, mames and destroys children, crops and our air and seas. After the bombing of gaza, hundreds of children had to be hospitalized and tons of fish washed up on the beaches. So I tell everyone don't eat fish. Dr. Budwig 50 years ago was telling people to stay away from fish as it is full of toxins. Today china, vietnam, etc daily poison fish to make them unconscious and then capture them and they you eat the fish you now have a body of toxins.

 

I am a vegetarian at most. Occasionally eat meat but rarely. I am very poor and I am offered meat in sadakah but the people here know I don't eat it so many times they give me other things. We do not need milk and meat to survive, we need common sense.

 

lol, here I go lecturing again.

 

Sister Sara

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Perhaps the issue is are we eating a healthy balanced diet? overeating anything whilst neglecting another part of diet can lead to problems? goats milk expensive in uk i think and isnt it rather fatty

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Salam Alekum,

 

It is the same as cow but yes it is expensive in UK. With the swine flu and all of the other natural problems coming I feel we must all be aware. It takes one step at a time. No we are not saying take milk from your children under 3 years of age but we must start training our families how to live. I believe Allah, swt, is warning us and we must be careful.

 

Typical diet in Jordan, rice, meat, and potatoes (all fried). Typical deaths in Jordan, diabetes,stroke and cancer. We have the right to live but we must start as young as we can. Dementia, number one cause, bad diet. So when I start to have memory problems, I get out the veggie juices and eat more fruits.

 

We all love to eat but it is sunnah not to over eat, over drink or over indulge.

 

I should be ashamed of all I have when I think of how my most beloved prophet lived.

 

Sister SARA

 

PS: just a note brother. If you do stick with cow's milk, Allah forbid, but if you do. Never, never drink 0% always 2 percent fat. Zero has a lot of extra junk in the milk so we always recommend 2 percent. Goat milk does not come in skimmed. If you are wealthy enough to afford goat then try your best to get raw.

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Absolutely not. Soy impairs the immune system. In the old days and even on Oprah she drinks Soy, but all the news is it is very harmful except fermented soy like miso.

 

So the alternative is almond or rice milk. I prefer almond milk as it is so easy to make.

 

Take one cup of skinned almonds and soak them overnight in some filtered water.

 

The next morning, drain the water and put the cup of almonds in your blender with 2 cups of filtered water and blend for 1 minute. Add in another 2 cups of water and blend for 2 more minutes. You can add a few dates if you want it to be sweet. Now strain the mixture and freeze in individual bags for later use.

 

This is good for cooking and for making milk shakes.

 

if you want to have a quick version.

 

After soaking the nuts, lightly toast themin the oven till they are just dry and put in the blender and mix them to a fine powder being careful not to overblend as they will come to a butter. Now put the nut flour in the frig. As you want to make a milkshake bring out 1/8 cup of the flour and put in the blender along with a cup of water and blend for one minute. Instant almond milk and add the rest of the ingredients. I love this one the best as it is so easy.

 

You can save time by adding as many almonds as you can afford to be soaked and then blend them to flour as to save time. I will post an article on why soy is not healthy. Again a controversial subject.

 

Sister Sara

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PS: just a note brother. If you do stick with cow's milk, Allah forbid, but if you do. Never, never drink 0% always 2 percent fat. Zero has a lot of extra junk in the milk so we always recommend 2 percent. Goat milk does not come in skimmed. If you are wealthy enough to afford goat then try your best to get raw.

 

:sl: I drink full fat milk as it taste good an makes my tea taste creamy... is this natural fat etc or added junk?

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Brother, are you drinking pasteurized or raw? Pasteurized is junk. Not full of anything like zero but it is heated at high temps so you are losing all the value such as canned or bottled fruit juices. Anything processed not healthy.

 

But if you had a choice of pasteurized zero or full fat or 2 percent. 2 percent the best, but full fat the best tasting.

 

If a person eat nothing but ice cream, cakes and cookies, they taste wonderful and full of fat but they would be dead in 30 days, :sl:

 

just kidding.

 

The only milk to stay away from is zero.

 

Sister Sara

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Most milk even goats in Uk are pasturised i think, ive not come across raw milk in uk. :S

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You must contact a private farm or go to a health food store. I know they must have tons there. Here I have it delivered to my home.

 

Make sure if you do get raw and most states raw is outlawed because there has been a few deaths due to the people not properly handling the milk. It must be boiled for one minute to remove any potential bacteria. The raw milk can stay in your refrig for no more than 3 days. If you have more than that, freeze the milk and put in individual plastic bags and then remove as needed.

 

Sister Sara

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:sl:

I've read before that it is better to consume milk in the form of yogurt, because yogurt adds beneficial bacteria that helps our bodies digest the milk, and that those allergic to milk can usually eat yogurt instead.

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Salam Alekum dot:

 

You are absolutely right. All disease comes from the stomach and yogurt is a probiotic. So the trick is to buy raw goat yogurt to get the best one. There is a man here in Jordan who lived up in the mountains and he lived to be 150 years old. He only had one goat and he lived strictly on yogurt and wild grasses. Now there is a story for longevity.

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So wait... 2 of your posts say milk is bad bad bad, then one says it's good good good... I'm confused.

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From reading the two posts that are anti-milk (not the one about raw milk) they make it sound like milk is bad period... cow milk is for cows for example... that doesn't say pasteurized cow milk is for cows... it says cow milk is for cows and contains the wrong levels of everything for humans.

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Correct one hundred percent but if a person must drink milk as some insist go for raw goat milk. I am in Jordan and cannot tell you where you can purchase. The better alternative is almond milk. If you like let me know and I let you know how to make this.

 

Prophet mohammad drank goat, lamb or camel. Brother try real hard to give up all milk

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Alright (and I know how to make almond milk :sl: )

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I think milk is blessing of Allah. we must drink milk it keep us healthy and makes our bones more strong.

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