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Paperback – 336 pages
6 Inches × 9 Inches (w × h)

Weight: 540 Grams
BISAC: HEALTH & FITNESS / Nutrition
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865716766
Pub. Date: 2010-11-01

About the Author

Joseph Keon

A wellness consultant, nutrition and fitness expert for over 25 years, Joseph Keon is considered a leading authority on public health and is the author of three books, including Whole Health: The Guide to Wellness of Body and Mind and The Truth about Breast Cancer: A Seven-Step Prevention Plan.

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Whitewash

The Disturbing Truth about Cow's Milk and Your Health

by Joseph Keon



North Americans are some of the least healthy people on Earth. Despite advanced medical care and one of the highest standards of living in the world, one in three Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and 50% of US children are overweight.

This crisis in personal health is largely the result of chronically poor dietary and lifestyle choices. In Whitewash, Joseph Keon unveils how North Americans unwittingly sabotage their health every day by drinking milk, and shows that our obsession with calcium is unwarranted.

Citing scientific literature, Whitewash builds an unassailable case that not only is milk unnecessary for human health; its inclusion in the diet may increase the risk of serious diseases including:

  • prostate, breast, and ovarian cancers
  • osteoporosis
  • diabetes
  • vascular disease
  • Crohn's disease.

Many of AmericaÂ’s dairy herds contain sick and immunocompromised animals whose tainted milk regularly makes it to market. Cow's milk is also a sink for environmental contaminants, and has been found to contain traces of pesticides, dioxins, PCBs, rocket fuel, and even radioactive isotopes.

Whitewash offers a completely fresh, candid and comprehensively documented look behind dairy's deceptively green pastures, and gives readers a hopeful picture of life after milk.

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