Nutrition/Health

Flashback Friday: Childhood Constipation and Cow’s Milk

The elimination of all dairy products was found to cure constipation in up to 100% of kids tested, leading to a resolution of rectal inflammation and complications such as anal fissures.

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Isn’t this amazing? I just kept thinking, “why didn’t I learn this in medical school?” Is the dairy lobby so persuasive that a cheap, simple, safe, life-changing intervention like this remains buried? Until now!

Avoiding dairy may be important for infant health too. Watch my 3-part video series:
• Cow’s Milk-Induced Infant Apnea (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/cows-milk-induced-infant-apnea/)
• Cow’s Milk Casomorphin & Crib Death (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/cows-milk-casomorphin-and-crib-death/)
• Cow’s Milk Casomorphin & Autism (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/cows-milk-casomorphin-and-autism/)

Then the effects on adolescents and beyond:
• Protein, Puberty, & Pollutants (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/protein-puberty-and-pollutants/)
• The Acne-Promoting Effects of Milk (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-acne-promoting-effects-of-milk/)
• Saving Lives by Treating Acne With Diet (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/saving-lives-by-treating-acne-with-diet/)

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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