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Goats milk vs. Cows milk       Mike's Milk Matrix

The source of most commercial milk is the modern Holstein, bred to produce huge quantities of milk three times as much as the old-fashioned cow. She needs special feed and antibiotics to keep her well. Her milk contains high levels of growth hormone from her pituitary gland, even when she is spared the indignities of genetically engineered Bovine Growth Hormone to push her to the udder limits of milk production.

Buy only milk from old-fashioned breeds of cows: such as Jerseys, Guernseys, and Red Devons, or from goats. Or, depending on what part of the world you live in, from  llamas, camels, mares, water buffalo, or reindeer!

Buy only milk products from herds allowed to graze on green pasture. Demand access in all states to clean, raw milk. Boycott processed milk! Homogenization is a process that breaks down butterfat globules so they do not rise to the top. Homogenized milk has been linked to heart disease. Use only milk with "Cream on the Top."

Read more on: Real Milk.

        ~ Goat milk has greater amounts of vitamin A than cow milk.
        ~ Goats convert all carotenes into vitamin A, creating a white type of milk.
        ~ Goat milk is higher in B levels; especially riboflavin.
        ~ Niacin levels are higher in goat milk.
        ~ Delicious, with a slightly sweet and sometimes salty undertone, goat's milk is the milk of choice in
            most  of the world.
        ~ Although the mineral content of goat's milk and cow's milk is generally similar, goat's milk contains
            13 % more calcium, 25 % more vitamin B-6, 47 %more vitamin A, 134 % more potassium, and
            three times more niacin. It is also four times higher in copper.
        ~ Goat's milk also contains 27 percent more of the antioxidant selenium than cow's milk.
        ~ Unlike cow's milk there is no need to homogenize goat's milk. While the fat globules in cow's milk
            tend to separate to the surface, the globules in goat's milk are much smaller and will remain
            suspended in solution.
        ~ When individuals have sensitivity to cow's milk, goat's milk can sometimes be used as an
            Goat's milk
        With only slightly less lactose than cows' milk, this isn't for kids with intolerance. But it does contain
        a different set of proteins, so it's a good bet for some people with allergies. "It contains lots of
        whey but only a trace of casein," says Pastore. "And casein is the milk protein people are most allergic
        to." However, subtle allergic reactions, like a runny nose, can go undetected, says Kraus. Described
        as both slightly sweet and salty, goat's milk has a fat level, and thus a consistency, similar to those
        of whole cows' milk.


        Okay, here's the low down on milk products and milk alternatives as I see it:

        Soy milk: Not recommended. Too many GMO soybeans, bad environmental impact
        and some possible undesirable estrogen effects. The isoflavones are good for preventing
        cancer, however.

        Processed cow's milk: It's just gross. Homogenized, pasteurized, milked from
        unhealthy cows and containing alarmingly high levels of pus, this liquid is nothing
        less than frightening. Flee it.

        Raw cow's milk (organic): This is an acceptable dairy beverage. If it's from healthy
        cows treated with kindness and good nutrition, this raw beverage is far better than
        processed cow's milk.

        Row goat's milk (organic): Even better than raw cow's milk, since the goat's milk is
        easier to digest and more compatible with human nutritional needs.

        Fermented milk from cows or goats (organic Kefir): A great choice! It's alive, nutritious
        and great for digestive health. Make it yourself for best results. If you buy it, avoid the
        sugared-up kefir products in the store.

        Raw almond milk: A top choice for vegans, one of my favorite beverages. Make it
        yourself with raw almonds, water a nut milk bag and a blender.
         Click here to see my almond milk recipe video.

        Enjoy! http://www.newstarget.com/z021986.html