Once considered the perfect food in many traditions, milk was recommended for children, the sick, and those looking for enlightenment. Ayurvedic and ancient yoga scriptures include milk as a staple in a sattvic, energy-giving, diet. Milk is said to nourish all body tissues, to calm the mind, and improve sleep.
However, many modern day nutritionists and integrative medicine doctors blame dairy for a surge in obesity, internal inflammation, autoimmune disorders, acne, and hormone imbalances.
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