Let’s take a deeper look into cow’s dairy.
Regular commercial milk can be found in whole fat, low-fat and non-fat varieties, and they are either organically or conventionally made. However, some of these milks are labeled “with no hormones” when they are actually just “reconstituted milk-flavored beverages.” Sweeteners like sugar or artificial sweeteners like Aspartame are being used in commercial milk to flavor the milks to make them more palatable. Plus a new concept is underway: Bubble Gum flavored milk. Seriously? Did you know that one 8oz. glass of milk contains 13 grams of sugar? That is 3 more grams than a Krispy Kreme donut! If the RDA (recommended daily allowance) of milk is 3.5 cups per day, think of how much sugar and artificial ingredients you are consuming. [Read more…]