Milk--the promoter of chronic Western diseases.

  title={Milk--the promoter of chronic Western diseases.},
  author={Bodo C Melnik},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  volume={72 6},
Common chronic diseases of Western societies, such as coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus, cancer, hypertension, obesity, dementia, and allergic diseases are significantly influenced by dietary habits. Cow's milk and dairy products are nutritional staples in most Western societies. Milk and dairy product consumption is recommended by most nutritional societies because of their beneficial effects for calcium uptake and bone mineralization and as a source of valuable protein. However, the… CONTINUE READING
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