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Does Condensed Milk Contain Milk?

Sweetened condensed milk is made by evaporating some of the water from milk and adding sugar. So yes it does contain milk as your wikipedia link in your original question stated. The article that ...
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Was adding milk to tea started to reduce employee tea break time?

The factory owners certainly did not start the habits of English workers to drink their tea with milk to speed up the breaks. That is a bogus claim incompatible with recorded history. Perhaps there ...
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Does US governmental advocacy of drinking milk harm African-Americans?

The article doesn't link to the Mother Jones article that spawned it, but it's here. The article makes several points: Consuming dairy has to be done carefully by people who are lactose-intolerant (...
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What happens if cow is not milked?

There is a possibility of death due to injury and eventual infection if a dairy cow is not milked. Many wild or "less-domesticated" (if you'll allow) breeds of cattle, bison and other bovines don't ...
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Does Condensed Milk Contain Milk?

Notwithstanding the @Legion600 's answer to the implicit question, I just wanted to be clear: Yes. Condensed milk contains milk At the very least, Nestle Carnation Milk contains milk, sugar and ...
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Does Condensed Milk Contain Milk?

It usually does. There can be no definitive answer because as noted in the 14th edition of A Complete Course in Canning and Related Processes there's no international standard for condensed milk. So ...
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Does microwaving breast milk cause dangerous hot spots?

There are local hot spots if you don't mix the milk after microwaving. Babies really do get burned by microwaved milk; there is an actual danger the medical community is trying to prevent when ...
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Does US governmental advocacy of drinking milk harm African-Americans?

Generally agree with @Malvolio's answer, though to expand on a claim within the article as requested: "a strong correlation to calcium consumption and an increased risk of prostate cancer, ...
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Drinking 3 glasses of milk per day doubles a woman's chances of death?

Does drinking more than 3 glasses of milk a day double your risk of death? The study was not designed to answer this question The claim in your question title and in the headline of the Cleveland ...
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Does a dairy-free diet reduce autistic behaviour?

There is little evidence to support the effectiveness of nutritional supplements or the GFCF diet for improving ASD symptoms. A dairy-free, gluten-free diet for autistic kids is called GFCF (Gluten-...
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Does drinking milk increase risk of death?

TL:DR This claim is based on a single scientific paper, and the conclusion in the infographic is exaggerated. The paper cited in the more detailed post on Physicians Committee for Responsible ...
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Was adding milk to tea started to reduce employee tea break time?

I will answer with a Polish source but there are also traces of "Bavarian" tea and its history in other languages (mostly French and German as its source is either Bavarian princes in Paris ...
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Does drinking cow's milk make children grow taller?

There is association between cow's milk consumption and height gain in children per three studies listed below. "Height gain in children may depend not only on the calcium in cow milk but also on some ...
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Do 7% of adults in the United States believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows?

According to CNN, the number is from an online survey by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy. The website of the center does not contain the survey question or any other information about this issue, ...
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Can thunderstorms curdle milk?

A correlation between thunderstorms and the souring or curdling of milk has been observed for hundreds of years. According to the 1685 book The Paradoxal Discourses of F. M. Van Helmont: Concerning ...
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What happens if cow is not milked?

The answers are Will it die ? Due to mastitis or any other infection-Depends on whether it is diseased or not. No if it is a pasture-fed, primiparous, nonpregnant cows since research shows that ...
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Does animal protein consumption cause inflammation?

The claims, like "meat, dairy, and eggs trigger an inflammatory reaction inside the body" arise from the studies in which they observed increased blood levels of "inflammatory markers," like C-...
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Does skimmed milk have more added chemicals than whole milk?

In the USA to be called "skim milk," it must have vitamin A and D added to replace what is lost during skimming. (They are fat-soluble, and hence lost when skimming off the fat.) That is, according ...
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Does Condensed Milk Contain Milk?

It's hard to answer for every product sold all over the world, but here's the ingredient list printed on a can of Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk: So, sweetened condensed milk in the US contains ...
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Is radioactive milk being sold in inner-city black neighbourhoods in New York?

This is not a complete answer; perhaps if someone has a copy of the book they can build on this. I've been unable to find the full text for the original claim and its methodology. The statements and ...
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Is the quantity and/or quality of milk produced in a female human related to the appearance of her breasts?

If there is an effect of breast size on milk production, it is not a large one. The Influence of Breast Surgery, Breast Appearance, and Pregnancy-Induced Breast Changes on lactation Sufficiency as ...
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Are milk and butter from grass-fed cows better for you?

TL;DR: There is not a great deal of difference about organic milk when compared to conventionally produced milk in terms of nutrients once the different factors that influence milk production were ...
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Does heating breast milk in a microwave oven destroy nutrients?

A few related studies I found: The effect of microwave heating on vitamins B1 and E, and linoleic and linolenic acids, and immunoglobulins in human milk. - says there are no effects on B1/E/acids ...
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Is lactose intolerance an outdated diagnosis for discomfort after milk ingestion?

Summary The estimation of prevalence of lactose intolerance may be too high because of: surveys in which they included individuals with self-diagnosed and not just officially diagnozed lactose ...
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Drinking 3 glasses of milk per day doubles a woman's chances of death?

The study that article is referencing is Milk intake and risk of mortality and fractures in women and men: cohort studies, which found: A higher consumption of milk in women and men is not ...
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Does boiling milk reduce the Vitamin B12 content?

Yes. Many studies show the evolution of vitamin in milk while heating. You may even compare heating methods. In this article, the evolution of B12 vitamin is drawn (figure 1). However, the loss of ...
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Does Condensed Milk Contain Milk?

The answers here are not accurate, as it happens I lived in Indonesia and have examined the sweetened condensed milk carefully. I would note: you cannot buy (not easily anyway), unsweetened condensed ...
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Does Milk Protect or Harm Your Teeth?

The book may actually be correct and Mayo (surprisingly) rather wrong here. According to a 2020 review: Several published reviews have concluded that milk is of very low cariogenicity and may have ...
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Does drinking warm milk help people fall asleep and if so what is it about it that does?

If milk induces sleep, it is not because of its effect on skin temperature (in the case of warm milk) or tryptohpan. consuming milk as such is unlikely to induce sleep, as the amount of tryptophan ...
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Has the lifespan of farmed animals decreased?

Tl;dr, artificially, yes. Farm animal lifespans have decreased. Naturally? I doubt it. The average lifespan of a cow is usually 15-20 years (Cow Longevity Conference, 2013), though a website that ...
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