Even one glass dairy milk a day fuels breast cancer chance by 80% – National Cancer Institute

Even one glass dairy milk a day fuels breast cancer chance by 80% - National Cancer Institute - We The World Magazine
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Drinking just as less is one glass of dairy milk each day could be precarious to women’s health, a new study commissioned by the National Cancer Institute at the National Institute of Health and World Cancer Research Fund finds.

Time and again studies have confirmed dairy milk to be extremely detrimental to human health especially women. This new study reaffirms the facts.

The Study involved nearly 52,800 women participating for a 7-year-long period and the health outcomes were compared between those who drank cow’s milk versus those who drank soy milk.

It must be noted that all the participants were previously involved in Adventist health study 2, where Adventists typically consume vegetarian food alongside eating a lot of soy products in contrast to people who follow a typical American diet.

A group of the participants was asked to provide 24-hour food journals alongside delivering urine samples from time to time. All the women were asked to fill detailed foot questionnaire forms.

Results shocked the researchers- over 1,000 of them had developed breast cancer by the end of the study.

Researchers found women who reported drinking 8 ounces of cows milk per day selected A 50% risk of cancer. And those who drank 2 to 3 cups of milk per day increased the risk of breast cancer by up to 80%.

It must be noted the report does not suggest drinking 1 cup of cow milk invite 50% more chance to develop breast cancer, but drinking that quantity of milk increases an individual woman’s risk was by 50%.

The research did not end those who drank 5 milk instead of cow milk found no clear association with breast cancer. “Current guidelines for dairy milk consumption could be viewed with some caution,” the research states.


Besides being precarious to health, dairy milk obtained from factory farms often comes with the unseen badge of cruelty hidden in every single drop.

Dairy cows, buffaloes, goats, sheep, and camels are subjected to horrific torture, including routinely impregnating, forced to live in filthy conditions leading to bloody and gashes and infections.

To increase the supply of milk, dairy animals are injected with harmful doses of stimulating hormones which when enters the human system, along with many other additives, that packaged milk contains, become dangerous to health.

To many people, the stomach-churning scenes of the dairy are often unknown, as they are hidden from the purview. However, in recent times, a number of other purer and safer dairy alternatives have popped up like oats milk that tastes as good as dairy.

The study has been published in the journal National Library of Medicine under National Center for Biotechnology Information.