Why will I feel better eliminating dairy if I don't have any significant reaction to lactose? What's the reasoning behind eliminating it save for it not being a paleo food?
asked bypseudopaleo (211)
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on July 12, 2012
at 07:25 AM
Not everybody needs to avoid dairy, but you probably need to if:
- you have digestive issues (the lactose and/or casein can be problematic)
- you have an autoimmune condition (the casein could be problematic)
- you have insulin resistance (the proteins in dairy = high insulin levels; which is a big problem with type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, metabolic syndrome, abdominal obesity and PCOS)
- you have hormonal problems (the hormones in dairy can be problematic for women with PCOS for example)
IF you choose to eat dairy, it should come from grass-fed, pastured cows! The milk from these animals is healthier. Going raw if you know a good source near you is also a healthier option.