Milk consumption and death

Take heed if you consume dairy products.  More and more scientific points to an association between dairy consumption and adverse health effects, such as early death from heart attacks and strokes.  Check out this recent article from the British Journal of Medicine.  Take home point:  There are alternate dietary sources of calcium that are much healthier.

excerpt from the article:

What this study adds

  • A high milk intake in both sexes is associated with higher mortality and fracture rates and with higher levels of oxidative stress and inflammatory biomarkers

http://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g6015