What Is Milk
and How Is It Used?

Milk is a pale liquid produced from mammals, as the primary source of nutrition for their infants.
FAO estimates that 747 million tonnes of milk are produced worldwide. They are used for various dairy products.

Does Everybody
Drink Milk?

6 billion people out of 7,4 billion worldwide

Is Drinking Milk Healthy?

The Current State
Of Daily Information

Nowadays as the popularity of vegetarian and green products increases, many people actually believe that these industrial plant milks also are very healthy.
Their high price and beautiful packaging mislead that what you are buying is good for you and good for the planet!
An analysis of google and youtube show how the public
information is generally pro milk alternatives.
This website aims to fill the information
of the current secondary voice, pro cow’s milk.

Plant milk, 4/3/2015

Ingredient Labels

In terms of physical chemistry, cow milk has more than 100 separate chemical compounds, in which the major components are water, fat, lactose, casein, whey proteins, and minerals. These constituents are naturally part of milk. In addition, vitamin are considered as trace components*.

*Trace elements are those constituents
found in the parts per million level in milk.
Cereal Chemistry

The typologies of plant-based milks vary widely in their macronutrient (protein, carb and fat) composition, but also in terms of the micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) they contain. Sugar are added, to make them taste similar to dairy milk.

Digesting Lactose

Lactose intolerance is a condition in which people have digestive symptoms after ingesting milk or its derivatives, due to insufficient levels of the lactase enzyme. This may affect people’s health if it keeps them from consuming enough essential nutrients, such as calcium and vitamin D.

NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive
and Kidney Diseases, 2014

Most people with lactose intolerance do not require a completely lactose free diet.
Milk and its products should not be completely eliminated because they provide key nutrients.

NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive
and Kidney Diseases, 2014

Synthetic Hormones

FDA, WHO, American Medical Association, National Institute of Health
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Cow Milk Options

A cup of whole milk contains 149 cal.,
in which 66 cal. are solid fat.
Instead of completely eliminate dairy products,
you should replace solid/higher fat milk and
milk products with lower fat or fat-free options.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and
U.S. Department of Agriculture.
2010 – 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
United States Department of Agricolture,
Economic Research Service, 1975-2014

All Whole Milk 2% Fat Milk 1% Fat Milk Skim Milk

Are You Aware of These Facts,
When You Go To The Check-out?