Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Studies in Agriculture


In the course of writing the Farm Side I find some perhaps surprising data.

More and more studies are showing that our grandmothers, who told us to drink our milk and eat our meat, had the right idea all along, and the anti-fat and protein movement is full of hooey.

Here are this week's crop: 

Milk contributes to fitness in old age.

The Most Spectacular Mutation in Human History...the ability to drink milk beyond childhood.

Chickens may not be as happy in cages, but they are safer and greener. (If you prefer green chicken.) A bit off topic but interesting just the same.

3 comments:

Rev. Paul said...

Way back in the day, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, I once joked that someday the only foods found healthy would be root beer & Twinkies.

I'm beginning to wonder if I wasn't on to something...

Cathy said...

I'm sitting here drowning my sorrows with comfort food coffee cake and my 4th glass of milk today.

threecollie said...

REv. Paul, for the past few decades, all past conventional wisdom, the granny knowledge, has been debunked and decried. And now, study after study after study is proving granny right. I love it!

Cathy, milk, it does a body good. lol thank you for being a milk drinker.