A white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals.

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Does drinking cow's milk make children grow taller?

A popular claim is that drinking cow's milk make children grow taller. Is that belief scientifically supported? Suggested (by editor) (notable?) claim that strongly suggests causality: As ...
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Does drinking warm milk help people fall asleep and if so what is it about it that does?

I always thought drinking warm milk before going to bed helps one fall asleep. According to Dr.Oz's friend, it does Dr. Oz talked with a sleep expert who said warm milk will help you fall ...
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Does raw cows' milk contain lactase?

Raw milk advocates seem to claim one of two things regarding the lactase enzyme (not to be confused with the lactose sugar): That raw milk contains lactase which is destroyed in the pasteurisation ...
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Does Nestlé contribute to infant mortality in developing countries?

There has been a long-running boycott against Nestlé (see http://info.babymilkaction.org). The main complaint is that their promotion of formula milk in developing countries is irresponsible because ...
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Is there is a significant association between (whole) milk consumption and cancer [duplicate]

I consume high quantities of whole milk (probably a third-gallon a day), and I'm concerned with the potentially negative cancer-causing effects of this consumption. I found the following claims on ...
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Does milk sold in a store with good product turnover lose a significant amount of Vitamin B2 from light exposure?

Anchor New Zealand has just released a milk bottle with a black plastic layer to protect the milk from exposure to light, and thus from loss of "taste and goodness". Their chart: from their website ...
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Does milk cause heart attacks and cancer?

Who can debunk or prove the claim: "Milk is dangerous for your health, because of heart attacks and higher risks of cancer." What about curd?
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Goat's milk as an anti-inflammatory?

I've been having this discussion with a friend. He has been suggesting that I try goat's milk as it would help with my stomach problems. After looking around, I found some claims about how goat's ...
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Does drinking milk make people produce more phlegm? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do dairy products cause phlegm to build or thicken? It's commonly told that one shouldn't drink milk before singing because it causes him to produce more mucus and ...
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Did drinking milk cause an evolutionary change in the human genome?

In a recent Slate article "The Most Spectacular Mutation in Recent Human History. How did milk help found Western civilization?" (October 23, 2012), a claim was made that: [Around 10,000 B.C.] a ...
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Does drinking milk at night help one to sleep better and absorb more calcium?

According to this article, it is noted that the best time to drink milk is at night. In this discussion, dr. Sjoekri Rini replied that the milk contains the amino acid tryptophan, a precursor to ...
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Does drinking milk as an adult cause calcium loss from bones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does drinking milk lead to osteoporosis? The Save Our Bones claims that drinking milk is bad for your bones: the most surprising link is that not only do we barely ...
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Is eating meat & drinking milk during the same meal unhealthy?

This isn't a religious/Jewish question or about living conditions over two millennia ago. I hear it's bad to drink milk while eating meat but hear no reliable scientific evidence to support it.
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Does the point when milk is added to tea make a significant difference to the final drink?

I once had a conversation with a colleague about the correct way to make tea. He stated that adding milk to hot tea "scalds the milk". Won't having hot water poured into some milk "scald" it just as ...
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Does chocolate prevent you from absorbing the calcium in milk?

I've heard that getting your children to drink chocolate milk so that they will get some milk somewhat defeats the purpose, as the chocolate prevents the calcium from being absorbed. Is this true?
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Is eating Dry Milk (powdered milk) harmful?

My friend was making tea with dry milk, I asked to him to let me eat some dry milk (it is delicious) and he said that alone it is harmful. I searched for that and found this link, ...
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Does cows' milk contain blood?

Someone in my Twitter feed said today: TIL starbucks put ground up insects in stuff, and milk has blood in it. The ground up insects part is true for now, but I'm not sure about the ...
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Is Starbucks (et al) responsible for reduced calcium deficiencies

In Season 1, Episode 3 of the television series "True Blood", the following conversation takes place: Sookie: Marthaville’s gettin’ a Starbucks. Gran: I cannot for the life of me see why anybody ...
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Do dairy products cause phlegm to build or thicken?

It is a common advice, perpetuated by many parents, and even some doctors, that if you have a cold, you should avoid dairy products, because they cause phlegm to build up or thicken. See e.g. Foods ...
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Does skimmed milk have more added chemicals than whole milk?

I've heard that skimmed milk has more added chemicals than whole milk. Is this true?
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Will liver move towards milk?

Someone here in the office reckons that if you put liver and milk in a fridge overnight, the liver somehow 'crawls' towards the milk. I am inclined to think this is rubbish but a casual trawl of the ...
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Does Milk in Black tea “completely abolish” all positive effects of the tea?

A few weeks ago my wife told me to drink only black tea with no milk, because she saw somewhere that milk cancels out the benefits of the tea. I did some googling and found this: "Black tea ...
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Is eating fish and drinking milk at the same time linked with skin disease?

I heard from several people that drinking milk or dairy products while eating fish can lead towards a special skin pigmentation disorders such as different skin color or bright spots on skin. I ...
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Is casein from cow's milk harmful to humans over one year of age?

In the book Can We Live 150 Years?, author Mikhail Tombak, Ph.D. makes the following claim: Casein is a protein needed by the calf for building its hoofs and horns. ... Human beings do not have ...
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Is drinking raw milk more dangerous than drinking pasteurized milk?

In Australia "raw milk", more commonly known as un-pasteurised milk, is mostly illegal for human consumption, except in one state, I do believe. The consensus appears to be that pasteurising the milk ...
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Should dairy products be consumed when having a fever?

I have always been told that when having a fever I shouldn't drink milk or consume dairy products as they would increase my temperature. Is this true?
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Does adding milk or cream in the coffee help reduce teeth stain?

I drink black coffee. In a coffee machine discussion long ago, someone said that he was also drinking it black, but he started adding milk to his coffee since his dentist told him that it's help ...
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Does drinking milk and orange juice together cause digestion problems?

I was once having a milky coffee at a cafe and I ordered an orange juice. The waiter told me that I should wait until I've finished my coffee, because drinking milk and orange juice together causes ...
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Does drinking milk lead to osteoporosis?

The China Study authors state that: osteoporosis is linked to the consumption of animal protein because animal protein, unlike plant protein, increases the acidity of blood and tissues. They add ...