Milk and Meat Pros and Cons

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Kevin DeArmon Prof. Wright English 1020 22 April 2014 Milk or Meat and Their Pros and Cons There are many different drinks and different types of food in the world to consume. Water, soda, coffee, tea, juice, alcohol, or milk are some of the main choices of drinks and when it comes to food, there are just too many to list. With all the options of food and drinks, there is a lot of controversy when it comes to what is healthy for the human body to consume. There is some proven health benefits and many theories. There are also a lot of claims of negative health effects. This also goes for milk and meat. Milk does a body good, is the saying that’s been around for years, but is it? People eat and drink every day without someone thinking about if what they are ingesting is actually good for their bodies or just filling that empty stomach, which could have negative long term effects. Milk and meat have more positive effects on the human body than negative. In this essay is stated four essays on the pros and cons of drinking milk and eating meat and how the all the authors have convincing arguments In the article, Health Benefits of Milk, the author begins by explaining the bone health milk produces with being enriched with calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, and protein, which are all essential for healthy bone growth. The author lists the known facts that have been proven over time. The author also explains the benefit milk has on the teeth. “The amounts of calcium and phosphorous in milk and dairy products are also beneficial for the development and maintenance of healthy teeth. The most abundant protein in milk is casein and is protective as it forms a thin film on the enamel surface which prevents loss of calcium and phosphate from the enamel when the teeth are exposed to acids in the mouth. (Milk)” The author gives many more benefits of milk for example, with

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