Surprising Side Effects Giving Up Milk

1. Skin Improvement

A majority of dairy milk products in the US come from pregnant cows, which contain high levels of problem-causing hormones that can potentially contribute to acne

one study published in Dermato Endocrinol. The review explains how oily pores that foster acne can be highly influenced by milk androgens and hormones, such as insulin and steroid hormones.

Besides being lactose intolerant or allergic to dairy, there are other allergies or medical conditions associated with consuming milk or daily products.

2. You may have a reaction

Two of the most common conditions linked to cow's milk are Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) and Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE),  both of which have

2. You may have a reaction

uncomfortable effects specifically on the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Dairy products (like milk) are one of the biggest triggers of these allergies, due to the proteins and peptides they contain

According to Shapiro, if you do end up cutting out cow's milk, and "you do not get calcium from other sources, then you may be missing out on a good source of calcium

3. Weaker Bones

Eliminating milk from your diet might help manage many digestive problems and support better gut health. You may also experience less gas and bloating throughout the body

4. Better Gut Health

Dairy products carry crucial amounts of B12, which is necessary for fueling a strong immune system and supporting your body to fight off bacteria.

5. Immune System Troubles

Due to the hormones in cow's milk, drinking it regularly can increase the natural hormones already in your own body and end up causing you to have mood changes.

6. Fewer Mood Changes

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