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Blood Type O - Inch 4

Blood Type O

Inch 4 - Eliminate Dairy

For each daily glass of milk you drink, your risk of death rises by 15%, according to a study in the BMJ. Scary stuff! Researchers found that women who downed three or more glasses of milk per day were nearly twice as likely to die over the next two decades than those who drank less than one glass daily. Researchers are pointing their finger at galactose, a simple sugar in milk that's been shown to induce oxidative stress and low-grade inflammation, which set the stage for disease. 

Countries with lowest rates of dairy and calcium consumption (like those in Africa and Asia) have the lowest rates of osteoporosis. 

Millimeters - (tips)

1. Move to an almond or coconut creamer instead of half-n-half or Coffee Mate.

2. Start buying coconut milk or almond milk instead of cows milk.

3. Try giving up all dairy. That means eliminate milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream for two weeks and see if you feel better. You should notice improvements with your sinuses, post-nasal drip, headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, energy, and weight. Then start eating dairy again and see how you feel. If you feel worse, you should try to give it up for life.

4. Stop drinking a "glass of milk." We have been conditioned to believe that we should drink more milk. Take a look at some of these frightening facts about milk and see if you still feel the same way:

  • In observational studies both across countries and within single populations, higher dairy intake has been linked to increased risk of prostate cancer (cited in [2]).

  • Observational cohort studies have shown higher dairy intake is linked to higher ovarian cancer risk (cited in [2]).

  • Cow’s milk protein may play a role in triggering type 1 diabetes through a process called molecular mimicry[3].

  • Across countries, populations that consume more dairy have higher rates of multiple sclerosis[4].

  • In interventional animal experiments and human studies, dairy protein has been shown to increase IGF-1 (Insulin-like Growth Factor-1) levels. Increased levels of IGF-1 has now been implicated in several cancers[5].

  • In interventional animal experiments[6] and human experiments[7], dairy protein has been shown to promote increased cholesterol levels (in the human studies and animal studies) and atherosclerosis (in the animal studies).

  • The primary milk protein (casein) promotes cancer initiated by a carcinogen in experimental animal studies[8].

  • D-galactose has been found to be pro-inflammatory and actually is given to create animal models of aging[1].

  • Higher milk intake is linked to acne[9].

  • Milk intake has been implicated in constipation[10] and ear infections (cited in [2]).

  • Milk is perhaps the most common self-reported food allergen in the world[11].

  • Much of the world’s population cannot adequately digest milk due to lactose intolerance.

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