Do you drink milk to boost your bone density? If yes, then keep your intake of milk limited to less than three glassfuls. Wonder why? Excess of milk increases the risk for bone fracture for women later in life, studies tell us.
This is because of a type of a sugar found in milk called ‘galactose’. It increases oxidative stress in your body. Oxidative stress happens when a lot of free radicals are formed and they start attacking your body cells. This results in a number of diseases like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, fibromyalgia, macular degeneration, heart ailments, auto immune disease and cancer.
Learn more about milk and women’s mortality here at Mashable.com.