In my first article on raw milk, I clarified the statistical risks associated with drinking unpasteurized milk. In my second article, I discussed the various potential benefits of purchasing and drinking raw milk. In my third article, I provided a framework for making the decision for you and your family on whether buying raw milk is a good choice. In this final article in my series on raw milk, I will explain how to choose… Read More
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Is raw milk worth the risk for you and your family? In this article, I present a framework for making this decision and provide two alternatives to raw milk.
In Raw Milk Reality: Is Raw Milk Dangerous?, we took a closer look at the claims made by groups like the FDA and CDC that raw milk is “dangerous”. We found that, though the relative risk of becoming ill from drinking raw milk is about 9 times greater than it is from drinking pasteurized milk, the absolute risk of developing a serious illness (i.e. one that would require hospitalization) from drinking raw milk is exceedingly… Read More
Update: I now recommend Extra Virgin Cod Liver Oil from Rosita as my preferred cod liver oil product. For more information, read this article. You can purchase EVCLO here. Another Q&A episode! In this episode, we cover: 1:45 What you need to know before deciding to consume raw milk 14:40 What to do – and not do – if you have iron overload 18:32 The best science to study before naturopathic school (and why Chris… Read More
Back in February, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) published a study targeting raw milk as dangerous and unsafe for human consumption. The media jumped on it in typical fashion. You may have seen headlines like this: “Raw Milk Causes Most Illnesses From Dairy, Study Finds.” – USA Today “CDC: Raw Milk Much More Likely to Cause Illness.” – Food Safety News “Raw Milk is a Raw Deal, CDC Says.” – LiveScience While two of… Read More
One of the key components of a strict Paleo diet is the complete elimination of dairy products. Unfortunately, this may lead to many dairy-tolerant individuals missing out on some of the most nutritious and beneficial foods on the planet. One dairy product that not only offers a wide range of vitamins and minerals, but also provides a variety of probiotic organisms and powerful healing qualities, is kefir (pronounced /kəˈfɪər/ kə-FEER). The word “kefir” is derived… Read More