Patient discussion about cow

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Q. Does cow's milk cause acne?

I'm 16 years old guy, and I have acne for several years now. Lately, although I treat it as my dermatologist instructs me, it seems I have more zits, particularly on my face. My friend told it can be because for the last few months ago I've been drinking a cup of milk for breakfast (I almost didn't drink milk at all before that). Is it true? The acne really makes me miserable, and the last thing I want to do is to make it worse. Thanks!!!
A1Regardless of what milk does to your acne, emotional stress can also make it worse, so first of all, try to relax- it'll make feel better and can also make your acne better, so it'll make you feel even better. Try to avoid milk for some time and see what helps you most. No one really proved milk has any influence on acne, so you shouldn't feel like you you're responsible for your acne.
A2No one really find any clear proof that milk does makes acne more sever, but in some researchs it was found that milk caused acne, so this issue is not really clear. You may try to avoid milk and see if it helps you.

Q. Is soy milk as good as cow milk?

what`s good about soy milk and when it should be avoided. Is soy milk as good as cow milk?
A1Remember this, we are the only mammals that drink the milk of another! Do you get the urge to suckle while driving by a farm with cows or goats?
I wish I saved the article from someone I communicated with years ago online from New Zealand. Soy is really NOT a good food source! Please investigate further. Why is it that we are so "milk" conscious? Has the American Dairy Association brain washed us? Good righ, organic grains and veggies are the best food choices!
A2Soy milk is good if you need protein. It’s good to have, when one is lactose intolerant, is allergic to cow milk. Whereas soy milk do not have vitamin B 12 which is an important requirement for the health and cow milk has Vit B 12 in plenty. Soy milk becomes complete if you have it with some cereal fortified with vitamin B12.

Q. I'm concerned that my calcium supplements are contaminated w seashells or cow bones. Which brands are best

Athere should be labeled as "from animal source".
here is something that helped me choose:
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/calcium-supplements/AN00964
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