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This site presents in a simple, nonpartisan pro-con format, responses to the core question “Is drinking milk healthy for humans?” We have divided questions about the topic into the issues and sub-issues listed below. All individuals and organizations quoted on our site are ranked based upon our unique theoretical credibility scale. [Note: Throughout this website, unless otherwise specified, the term “milk” references homogenized and pasteurized cow’s milk – the most commonly consumed form of milk in the United States.]

 

General/Background
 Types of Milk
 Organic and Raw Milk
 Homogenized Milk
 Alternatives to Milk and Dairy
 Cultures That Do Not Consume Dairy
Nutrition
 Calcium
 Other Vitamins and Minerals
 Physician Advice
Milk’s Effects on the Human Body
 Infant Health and Early Puberty
 Bones and Teeth
 Weight Loss
Diseases and Other Conditions
 Cancer, Heart Disease, and Diabetes
 Osteoporosis, Anemia, PMS, and ADHD
Lactose Intolerance
 Definitions
 Lactose Intolerance in the Population
Policies Governing Milk
 Statutes, Orders and Acts
 Milk in Schools
Dairy Industry
 Milk as Part of the U.S. Economy
 Got Milk? and Related Ad Campaigns
 Manchester UK Virtual Encyclopedia
Environment
 Air Pollution
Other Issues
 Pus
 Cloning
 Artificial Bovine Growth Hormone