AAP attacks selling of Raw Milk, while many consumers believe that raw milk is higher in nutritional content than conventional milk, which may have some merit. Raw milk comes from cows that graze on grass. Some evidence suggest that milk from these cows is likely to have higher levels of fat-soluble vitamins and other nutrients. Cows feed fresh green forage, especially those grazing grass have shown to have higher levels of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and essential fatty acids in their milk. Cows are natural herbivores and are healthiest when they eat grass, rather than the grain they feed in confinement dairy operations.
The rebellion is taking hold
The assault on raw milk continues. As more and more Americans find out about this whole, perfect food and attempt to access it, industry titans are scrambling to quell the rebellion. And the American Academy of Pediatrics is coming to their aid, endorsing a nationwide ban. As of now, only 30 states are allowed to sell raw milk and raw milk products.
The AAP just like the other mainstream academies and associations is working on behalf of the food-pharmaceutical complex. Big dairy producers and pharmaceutical companies want to eliminate choice in the marketplace, not by selling a better product, but by outlawing choices, until theres only one choice, one crappy choice pasteurized swill and the drugs people take to counteract the effects of poor nutrition.
The AAP claims that the nutritional benefits of raw milk arent …
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