Camping with Cows, Part 2
“I started to drink raw milk two years ago and since then I haven’t had any allergies that have been torturing me all my life!”
“Since I stopped drinking pasteurized milk and switched to raw milk all my gastrointestinal problems disappeared! And to think I was convinced I was lactose intolerant…”
“My daughter’s asthma symptoms improved tremendously for the past 6 months and I am convinced they will disappear completely… she drinks raw milk every day now.”
These were the type of stories you could hear from people attending the Camping with the Cows event at Organic Pastures in Fresno, CA. Everybody there had their own story to share. It was no surprise to me, since as a natural health practitioner I can actually see and study the health impact of raw milk in people. It is REAL. I also saw it in my own and my daughter’s health.
Plus, all these testimonials are backed up now by solid scientific studies that have proved the health benefits of RAW, GRASS FED DAIRY, due to its biodiversity of beneficial bacteria that strengthens the immune system.
Two major reference studies are the PARSIFAL (Prevention of Allergy — Risk Factors for Sensitization in Children Related to Farming and Anthroposophic Lifestyle) and GABRIELA studies (Multidisciplinary Study to Identify the Genetic and Environmental Causes of Asthma in the European Community [GABRIEL] Advanced Study). These studies revealed that children who grow up in environments that afford them a wide range of microbial exposures, such as traditional farms, are protected from childhood asthma and atopy.(1)
Researchers from Indiana, Switzerland, and Germany ran surveys and tests on Swiss and US children aged 6-12 years and submitted their results to the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology last month.
The New England Journal of Medicine
Have you ever gone camping on a farm before? What was your experience like?
This article originally appeared on Guide2Health.net. It is partially posted here with permission from the author.
Photo Credit: Raluca Schachter
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