“Fear of consumer reaction” led the U.S. dairy industry to suppress the discovery in retail milk of live paraTB bacteria, a pathogen linked to type 1 diabetes.
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For an exploration of other possibilities as to why cow’s milk consumption is linked to this autoimmune destruction of insulin production see Does Casein in Milk Trigger Type 1 Diabetes? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-casein-in-milk-trigger-type-1-diabetes/) and Does Bovine Insulin in Milk Trigger Type 1 Diabetes? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-bovine-insulin-in-milk-trigger-type-1-diabetes/).
If it’s in the milk, what about the meat? That’s the subject of my next two videos in this 3-part series, Meat Consumption and the Development of Type 1 Diabetes (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/meat-consumption-and-the-development-of-type-1-diabetes) and Does Paratuberculosis in Meat Trigger Type 1 Diabetes? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-paratuberculosis-in-meat-trigger-type-1-diabetes).
But if we don’t drink milk, what about our bone health? See my video Is Milk Good for Our Bones? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-milk-good-for-our-bones).
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