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National Milk Day: From Stronger Bones to Weight Loss, Here Are the Health Benefits of Cow Milk

Milk (Photo Credits: Picabay) National Milk Day is celebrated on November 26 every year on the occasion of the birthday of Dr Varghese Kurien, the father of the White Revolution.  The day holds a lot of importance as Varghese Kurien was born in the year 1921 in Kozhikode, Kerala. Kurien is also known as ‘Milkman… Read More »

Moms, please don’t eat your placentas: Obstetricians say ‘placentophagy’ carries risks, with no proven benefits

After reviewing what scientific data exist on the subject, Canada’s pregnancy specialists are encouraging any woman considering eating or drinking her placenta to please refrain from doing so. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada has found no evidence of benefit from human maternal “placentophagy,” but potential risks of harm, including the transfer of… Read More »