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A Catholic mom “converts” to raw milk. So does her priest!

Found this on a blog called “A traditional Catholic mom”, from a post called “Raw foodies“:

“…. We decided to start purchasing raw milk for several reasons, one of which is that I hesitate to exclude all dairy products from my diet.  Call me a dairy snob if you will but I vow to never give up good cheeses or milk for my tea.  I just can’t do it.  Dh has decided he will abstain, for the most part, in any dairy we purchase because he’s about sure he’s ready to give up most forms of animal protein.  He’s not becoming vegan mind you, but cutting out unnecessary consumption because it’s made a huge difference in how he feels.  The raw diet, being the anti-inflammatory diet it is, typically excludes milk because diary is a big offender.  However, raw milk is another issue unto itself.  Unpasteurized milk is still a living food, teeming with enzymes as are raw eggs.

From what I’ve been reading consumption of raw dairy doesn’t have the same effects that your typical drug-filled, hormone filled, ultra-pasteurized, vitamins-added-back-in-because-they-were-destroyed-during-the-pasteurization-process that grocery store milk has.  I suppose time will tell if raw milk aggravates my pain or not.  I will say that while discussing a purchase with Mrs. L. our priest, Fr. F., walked in and told us he suffered discomfort when drinking milk (a form of mild lactose intolerance, same form as my husband suffers) and since he switched to raw milk the intolerance disappeared.  Walking endorsement indeed….”

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