Why do humans still drink milk?

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Perhaps because the government tells us to. Today's processed milk is far from healthy and is essentially a dead liquid, devoid of any real nutritional value. Raw milk is a step up in nutrition since it's not put through the violent heating stages of its conventional counterpart and retains the nutrient values that nature intended. However, do we really need to drink any milk of any kind from another species besides our own? It's a contentious topic, but most people don't stop to think about the fact that humans are the only animals that continue to drink milk after being weaned, and moreover from another animal. Raw milk drinkers definitely have an edge in the nutrition department as at least they drink a beverage which has the potential to prevent disease. Unlike conventional, pasteurized milk which can cause heart-disease and diabetes, raw milk can actually prevent these conditions. But raw milk drinkers should know their cows intimately before making consumer purchases of raw milk. For example, researchers have discovered that cows on organic dairy farms are healthier and less stressed than conventional cows, largely thanks to a more natural, forage-based diet instead of the grain and ground-up bones that usually pass as cattle feed on factory farms. Raw milk from pasture-fed livestock provides the most benefit, promoting the cultivation of healthy bacteria and some active enzymes that enhance immunity, digestion and nutrient assimilation. So if you drink raw milk, make sure it comes from an organic farm, for your health, safety and the nutrient value. But my next question is, why drink milk at all? There are plenty of equivalent protein sources and certainly better food sources with bioavailable calcium, so why do we need cow's milk?
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