Thursday, July 1, 2010

Pastured vs. Pasteurized

Just a few facts about whats in fresh Pastured milk vs. what happens to Pasteurized milk:
  • Unpasteurized milk has the enzyme phosphataze that allows the body to absorb the calcium from the milk. This allows for the digestion of lactose.
  • Milk before pasteurization is rich in colloidal minerals and enzymes, which are necessary for the absorption and utilization of sugars and fats in the milk.
  • When milk is heated it becomes precipitated with minerals that cannot be absorbed, contributing to osteoporosis, as well as sugars that cannot be digested and fats that are toxic.
  • Unpasteurized milk has a cortisone-like factor in the cream, which is heat sensitive. This aids in combating allergies.
  • Unpasteurized milk has beneficial bacteria and lactic acids, which implant in the intestines and contribute to a balanced immune system.
Thomas Cowan, MD - Michigan State Medical School

2 comments:

Cara @ Health Home and Happiness said...

Excellent! I sometimes catch myself mis-reading those two words. They look and sound similar, but are total opposites!

Elizabeth said...

It's so true! Thanks for visiting my blog!

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