"Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible." - Eugene Ionesco

Hormones regulate one or more of the trillions of complex metabolic processes occurring every second inside of the human body.

Mention the word 'hormone' and most people think of steroids such as testosterone or estrogen or Vitamin D-3.

There exists a separate group of protein (non-steroid) hormones which regulate cellular growth. These hormones are made up of amino acids and instruct cells to grow.

The first one of these growth factors to be discovered (during the second World War) was appropriately named 'Human Growth Hormone' (hGH) or human somatotropin (hST). Dogs have canine somatotropin CST/CGH, pigs have porcine somatotropin (pST/pGH) and cows have bovine somatotropin (bST/bGH).


Insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I, discovered in the late 1960s or early 1970s) received its name because it was not orally active in pure form. In dairy, IGF-1 is orally active, as it is protected by casein and inside of micronized liposomes resulting from homogenization. IGF-1 does not resemble insulin. Nor is its function anything like that of insulin. IGF-1 is not insulin-like.

Had IGF-I been discovered before GH, it would have received that name. IGF-I is much more powerful than GH. IGF-I is the most powerful growth hormone known to science. GH has 191 different amino acids in its structure while IGF-I has 70 amino acids. Does that seem insulin-like to you? Maps of these hormones can be made so that each amino acid is identified as a specific position on the chain. For example, amino acid #10 in bST is leucine and amino acid #12 is alanine. In IGF-I, amino acid #10 is cysteine while #12 is methionine.

Every amino acid structure of every protein hormone is now known to science.

Human growth hormone differs from chimpanzee growth hormone, dog growth hormone, pig growth hormone and cow growth hormone.

Human and cow growth hormones both have 191 amino acids, but the sequence of amino acids on that chain differs by about 35%.

The odds of the New York Mets winning the 2012 World Series have been set at 55-1 by Vegas experts. You can count to 55 in about 15 seconds.

The odds of a protein hormone such as IGF-1 having a perfect match between a human and another species of mammal is an entirely different numeral. You could not count to that number in your lifetime. Those odds are greater than the total number of subatomic particles in the universe. IGF-I is identical in humans and cows. We drink their milk and deliver that hormone to our bodies, a hormone which has been identified as the key factor in the growth and proliferation of every human cancer.

Infants are not usually born with cancers. Cancers are quite common in adults, but normally controlled by our immune systems.

On November 8, 1994 the New York Times reported the results of an autopsy study on pre-mature deaths (page C-1, Gina Kolata). The study revealed that nearly 40% of women between the ages of 40 and 50 have breast cancer and virtually all adults over the age of 50 have some form of cancer.

Every cancer begins with one cell. That cell doubles, on average, every ninety days. After three months, it becomes two cells. After six months, four. After one year, the cancer is 16 cells in size. After twenty cycles, or doublings, that cancer will grow to one million cells, which is the tiniest lump a woman can feel in her breast. It can take five years or more for a cancer to be clinically diagnosed. Somewhere along that timeline, the cancer stops growing, usually suppressed by the immune system's tight genetic control.

IGF-I has been called the key factor in the growth and proliferation of breast and prostate cancers.

If your body contains an existing cancer that has been controlled, and this most powerful IGF-1 growth hormone in cow's milk, protected by a tiny fat molecule created by the process of homogenization, should come into contact with that existing cancer, it is like pouring gasoline upon a smoldering fire.

Would you deliberately take a substance containing the key factor to cancer's growth? Perhaps you may one day look differently at that delicious slice of pizza or examine the consequence of just one bowl of ice cream. Every person who ever 'got cancer' should recognize that 'got milk' might be the natural explanation.

"Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock."
- Anaxagoras

Robert Cohen

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