The Untold Story of Milk

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-16
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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"This fascinating and compelling book will change the way you think about milk. Dr. Schmid chronicles the role of milk in the rise of civilization and in early America, the distillery dairies, compulsory pasteurization, the politics of milk, traditional dairying cultures and the modern dairy industry. He details the betrayal of public trust by government health officials and dissects the modern myths concerning cholesterol, animal fats and heart disease. And in the final chapters, he describes how scores of eminent scientists have documented the superiority of raw milk and its myriad health benefits.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Milk Yesterday
Milk and Civilizationp. 11
Bovine Friends in Early Americap. 23
Bad Milk: The Distillery Dairiesp. 31
Microbes vs. Milieu: What Really Causes Disease?p. 43
The Milk Problem, circa 1900: Certify or Pasteurize?p. 51
Good Medicine: The History of the Milk Curep. 75
Enzymes: Essential to Lifep. 87
Milk in the Last Traditional Culturesp. 117
Food, Health and Trust
Betrayalp. 149
Cholesterol, Animal Fats and Heart Disease: A Modern Myth?p. 175
Milk Today
Industrial Agriculture and Dairy Farming in the 21st Centuryp. 203
Modern Milk: Disasters, Mishaps and Disturbing Reportsp. 225
Lactose Intolerance and Modern Milkp. 243
Milk Homogenization and Heart Diseasep. 249
The Safety of Raw versus Pasteurized Milkp. 263
Raw Milk for Childrenp. 325
The Magic of Fermented Milkp. 345
Why Whole, Raw, Grass-Fed Milk is Bestp. 355
Raw Milk Today: Green Pastures, Contented Cows and Contentious Issuesp. 369
The Legal Status and Availability of Raw Milk Todayp. 411
Preparation of Raw Milk Productsp. 427
Reply to the FDAp. 433
Resourcesp. 443
Referencesp. 447
Indexp. 477
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