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Topic: Goat Milk/ Goat Cheese

Forum: Complementary and Holistic Medicine and Treatment — Complementary medicine refers to treatments that are used WITH standard treatment. Holistic medicine is a term used to describe therapies that attempt to treat the patient as a whole person.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2013 03:36PM - edited Jun 24, 2013 03:38PM by lightandwind

lightandwind wrote:

I read somewhere that the casein in goat milk was different than cows milk so it's not dangerous for bc. I cannot find the article now though.  I really love goat cheese, and goat kefir. So if anyone comes across any info about this- please post it. I'd really appreciate it. Also I've heard that cow's are the most likely to be injected w/ hormones and antibiotics, so I've already stopped eating cow dairy. Please share your knowledge about these two different kinds of dairy.

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Jun 24, 2013 03:49PM sundermom wrote:

I'm not sure about the difference between goat cheese and products made from cow's milk, but I did make the switch to organic dairy. I, too, read that they pump the cows full of hormones to increase their milk production. Scary for us hormone positive ladies!

Dx 11/8/2010, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIB, 2/32 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jun 24, 2013 05:13PM abigail48 wrote:

gary null has said that the protein molecules in goat's milk are more suitable for humans because of their smaller size.  I use only organic dairy, still too much........

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Jun 28, 2013 04:41PM sundust wrote:

Goat milk/goat cheese is better than cow milk/cow cheese.

I suspect that neither is great immediately during/after a cancer diagnosis.

With a little more distance out, goat yogurt/kefir is my choice. I drink goat kefir with flax oil daily, or eat goat yogurt. Always go for organic and/or hormone/antibiotic-free whenever possible. I try to avoid cheese except as a special treat (small amount of organic parmesan on pasta, or goat cheese in a large green/beet salad, or awesome raw cheese if served at a restaurant), and I avoid milk almost entirely.

I wish raw dairy were more readily available in my area. The Organic Valley "raw" cheese is actually heat-treated to just below pasteurization point, so it's not like eating truly untreated raw cheese:

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Jun 28, 2013 11:23PM jojo68 wrote:

My Chinese Herbalist Dr...Dr. Wong...said that goat cheese and goat milk is actually very very good for breast cancer...he said it's very alkaline and healing.

2012 Stage 3 Lobular Er+/Pr+/her-/Grade 2 7 nodes +/2014 marrow mets/2018 Mets to Bones/ovaries and peritoneum
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Feb 27, 2020 09:35AM tmoews wrote:

Thank you!!

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