By Robert Cohen Executive Director Text Only

MILK AND SKIN COMPLEXION

SKIN PROBLEMS

What? Your skin is not as soft and beautiful as a baby's
tush? Check out the skin of a vegan today, and be jealous.
In May of 1998, the European Review of Medical and
Pharmacological Science reported one reason for America's
billion dollar cosmetic industry:

"Allergic asthma and rhinitis, atopic dermatitis
(AD)urticaria...are common diseases of infants and children.
Cow's milk appears to be the most common offending food...in
cutaneous manifestations of atopic disease. It was recently
estimated that 14% of children suffer from AD and about 25%
from adverse reactions to cow's milk.".

If you are a teenager, or the parent of one (I have three
living in my home), then you know that one word capable of
striking fear in the hearts of all high school kids:

ZIT!

Frank Oski, M.D., author of Don't Drink Your Milk, and once
Director of the Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins
University School of Medicine, wrote:

"As pointed out by Dr. Jerome Fisher, 'About 80 percent of
cows that are giving milk are pregnant and are throwing off
hormones continuously.' Progesterone breaks down into
androgens, which have been implicated as a factor in the
development of acne...Dr. Fisher observed that his teenage
acne


Robert Cohen author of:   MILK A-Z
(201-871-5871)
Executive Director (notmilkman@notmilk.com)
Dairy Education Board
http://www.notmilk.com


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