Have you noticed the latest ad campaign based on the brainwashing techniques of Freud’s nephew? The bottom line is “Create the disease and offer the cure.” The new disease is lack of protein and the cure is milk! You can read more about Freud’s nephew, Edward Bernays in the chapter “Death by Propaganda” in my Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions eBook or Kindle.
In case you didn’t know it, the calcium part of milk has gone out of favor due to reports that too much calcium causes heart disease. I expect milk sales have declined so the Milk Moustache Makers are now making you feel like you’re missing protein if you don’t drink milk.
I know when I go on a yogurt or goat cheese binge I have to take more magnesium to balance out the calcium or I will get heart palpitations. However, when milk is homogenized and pasteurized, the calcium may be quite bound up with protein and not available for absorption. In this case it can cause constipation and calcification.
I received a similar story from a reader of my blog. “After reading your book, I took a 200mg tablet of magnesium, because I had them, and my jittery (not anxiety, more like wiggly insides) went down significantly. Then I ate a cheese quesadilla my wife made and about 20 minutes later…. BAM, it all came back. I think the calcium in the cheese knocked down my magnesium!!”
I’m not totally against dairy but recommend yogurt and non lactose cheese and raw milk (if you can get it) for your calcium so you won’t turn to supplements. If you eat no dairy, then you can use bone broths!
This new milk campaign makes me want to remind you that good healthy nutritious food does not need to be advertised; it speaks for itself. Google my name and calcium to find my articles and blogs explaining its dangers.
Carolyn Dean MD ND
The Doctor of the Future®
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