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Cow’s Milk

Milk is an opaque white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals like cow, goat, camel and human beings. It provides the primary source of nutrition for newborn mammals before they are able to digest other types of food.

 

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A Boon From The Animal World: Cow’s Milk

Although very difficult to ascertain documents suggest that the practice of drinking cow’s milk is ancient, calculated as old as 6,000 – 8,000 B.C. Milk and other dairy products were so highly valued in ancient Egypt that only the very wealthy could afford to consume them. Beginning...Read More

Posted on : Tuesday, December 29, 2009 12:00 AM
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types of milk products
and price and totaly information
Replied on Monday, October 15, 2007 12:00 AM

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Milk ('dairy' milk) is the food a mother cow makes for her baby. It is an excellent food for an infant cow, allowing them to double their weight rapidly. It is much higher in protein than human milk (which is an excellent food for human infants) and also higher in fat.

Milk, any milk, is not nutritionally balanced for full grown animals, and especially not the milk from another species. It has far too much protein and fat.

Modern high volume agricultural practices also have cows producing extremely unnatural amounts of milk. Cow's bodies are warped out of shape. Their udders can drag on the ground as they produce up to 100 lbs. of milk a day and mechanical milking machines encourage infection and sores which require high amounts of anti-biotics and other drugs.

I strongly disagree that cow (or any other) milk is needed or even healthy to consume when we are not infants. And even then, we should stay with milk within our own species.
Replied on Thursday, October 16, 2008 12:00 AM

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Milk is definitely non-veg since it contains fats. The fats when extracted seperately are considered non-veg but when it is present in milk people dont mind it. This is a good way of bending facts to suit your food habits
Replied on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 12:00 AM

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I dont agree with u about the vegetarianism of milk. Because all that contains fats are not non-vegetarian. Oil too contains fat then is it non vegetarian?
Replied on Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:00 AM

Suresh Nair
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Hello Ron,
Please dont write rubbish.
Sir oils (like say coconut oil ground nut oil etc) contain fat.So i ll now tell me do you consider coconut Non veg.
What a stupid statement.."Milk is Non-veg since it contains Fat" !!!???
Replied on Friday, January 2, 2009 12:00 AM

rocking33
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Milk doesn't contain fat, it contains animal fat which is called vitamin D3.. unlike coconut and groundnut
Replied on Saturday, March 26, 2011 7:38 PM
Hellow suresh,
I am jayakuamr, Recently, i and my cousin brother had a debate, whether cows milk is veg or non-veg.
I believe that cows milk is 100% vegetarian.
Also can be called as lacto-vegetarian, it is procured without committing any harm or sin, hence, and as per the tradition they have included milk in veg-product.
Replied on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 12:00 AM
Dear Suresh, if your logic says "Vegetarians consume vegetables, grains, fruit, nuts, milk, curd, ghee and honey, since the animal is not hurt for producing them" then I guess you can eat the meat of an animal that died a natural death and died a peaceful death without any pains. Only vegans are true vegetarians because they know that both milk and eggs are actually non-veg. The others have their eggs, milk and eat ice-cream that has gelatin as well as some varieties of cheese that have pork rennet, very shamelessly and then call themselves vegetarians. Milk has fat which is nothing but the fat that is found sticking to meat. I guess then you can eat this fat as well but not eat the meat. Its like fooling your own self.
Replied on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 12:00 AM

Tar15
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Everyone has different reasons for why they become vegetarian. And for the ones who do it to not harm the animals, doesn't mean they can eat one that died of natural causes. In real life the slaughering industry is a big part of the world. I don't know about you but I see more animals dying in slaughter houses than I do animals dying of old age.Some people become vegetarians because of the abuse in slaughter houses and thats their choice. So if people want to be vegetarians that eat dairy and eggs [lacto ovo vegetarians] then don't judge them.. There is a variety of types of vegetarians, not everyone is the same.. So eat how u want and let others eat how they want... Everyone has their own reasons and issues with the subject, let it go.
Replied on Monday, November 8, 2010 10:51 PM
 




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