Is It Okay To Eat Cheese And What Types Of Dairy Should You Avoid?

Episode 797 24m


We’re told that milk is a perfect food that we should drink daily—three glasses to be exact—in spite of a large (and growing) body of research showing its lack of benefits and awful side effects. Even though cow’s milk today contains dozens of reproductive hormones, allergenic proteins, antibiotics, and growth factors, some of which are known to promote cancer, the dairy industry wants us to believe that their cows are happily producing milk and grazing through green pastures. For the most part, that couldn’t be further from the truth.

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I talk about common dairy myths, why it is such a contentious food, how to tackle the pros and cons of whether it belongs in your diet, and which dairy is actually okay to eat.


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of the Doctor's pharmacy, Dr. Mark Hyman: Cow's milk can be very inflammatory. It can cause eczema, allergies, gut issues, acne because of this, a one K scene. But if you switch to golden dairy, it's better and it's better tolerated. Welcome to Doctor's Pharmacy. I'm Dr. Mark Hyman, a place for conversations that matter. And if you've ever heard that dairy might be good for you and you should have three glasses of milk a day, or maybe dairy is the devil and you should avoid it at all costs. Well, you're going to find this podcast very interesting because we're going to dive deep into dairy and I'm going to talk about all the misinformation, the science, what we know, what we..

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Ep. 797 - Is It Okay To Eat Cheese And What Types Of Dairy Should You Avoid?