01 Jan '12, 1pm

High Milk Intake Linked to Prostate Cancer

High Milk Intake Linked to Prostate Cancer

Environmentalists go back and forth about the necessity of milk in a healthy diet. Some are advocates of organic milk, some raw milk , and some are vegans that shun milk entirely. It’s a balance of finding the healthiest, lowest impact means of getting the essential nutrients necessary for optimal health. But a recent study has many questioning whether drinking milk on a regular basis may have harsh implications for the health of the prostate later in life. The study, published in this month’s addition of the American Journal of Epidemiology found that those that drank milk daily were more likely to die of prostate cancer later in life. The study followed 2,200 men born between 1903 and 1937. Reuters reports: Among 463 men who recalled drinking milk less than once a day in their teens, one percent developed advanced prostate cancer or died of the disease over a quarter cen...

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