December 13, 2013

Researchers Tout The Effects Of Organic Milk

A new study from Washington State University revealed that organic milk contains a much higher amount of heart-healthy fats than regular milk from cows on a conventional farm. Conventional milk contains double the amount of omega-6 fatty acids to organic milk. And while we need some omega-6 to a certain extent, too much can be a bad thing and increases the likelihood of developing diseases. Organic milk has a better omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid ratio, which is much healthier. Researchers recommend switching from three daily servings of conventional dairy products to 4.5 servings of full-fat organic dairy products to achieve a better fatty acid ratio in your diet.

[ Read the Article: Regular Milk Can’t Beat Organic When It Comes To Heart-Healthy Fats ]

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