For years, we've been bombarded with advertisements from the dairy industry talking about how vital cow's milk is for our overall health. "It does a body good," and "Helps build strong bones," are two common claims we hear about the product.

Milk appears in thousands of common products and is almost impossible to get away from. But what's the big deal? Is it really that harmful?

In a word, yes, it most definitely is. There are a number of reasons you should stay away from milk.

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