The dairy industry markets it as “nature’s perfect food,” but hormones in conventional milk have been linked to cancer. In 2012, a Harvard University study showed that milk produced by factory farms contained dangerously high levels of an estrogen compound linked to testicular, prostate and breast cancers.
However, many studies show nutritional benefits to drinking milk — especially for kids. What’s the answer? Organic milk!
USDA Certified Organic milk protects you from hormones in conventional milk. Studies have shown that it’s actually higher in antioxidant-rich, healthy omega-3 fatty acids than conventional milk.
Plus, buying organic milk supports farmers who are producing milk without giving their cows antibiotics, which leads to drug-resistant bacteria. If we all chose organic milk, more farmers would produce it, and the cost would down, both to our wallets and our health. Double bonus!
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