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New Milk/Heart Disease Link Surprises Notmilkman

"Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy."
- Napoleon Bonaparte

If you have no concern regarding cancer or heart disease for yourself or any friend or loved one, immediately delete today's email. All others should pay careful attention to a newly published study which you will read about in a moment. That study provides a missing link to the two leading causes of death in America. Insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) has been identified as the key factor in the growth of every human cancer.

We make IGF-1 on our bodies. Cow's make IGF-I in their bodies. The odds of there being a hormone identical between two species of mammal is so remote, that the chance of a perfect match is greater than the the total number of atoms in the universe, yet, IGF-1 is exactly the same in human and cow.

For a critically important two-minute IGF-I education, see:

 Doctors get kickbacks from pharmaceutical companies for prescribing drugs which often turn out to be dangerous for their patients. See:

If you test high for cholesterol, or if you have hypertension, or high blood pressure, or any hint of cardiovascular disease in your family (everybody does), your doctor will probably prescribe one or more ACE inhibitor drugs for you to take. ACE inhibitors include captopril (Capoten), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril) and ramipril (Altace).

A Swedish study published in the October 5th, 2011 issue of the European Journal of Endocrinology (Chisalita, et. al.) tested 851 patients (ages 55-81) over an 8-year period and determined that those taking ACE inhibitors had elevated IGF-1 levels when compared to the control group which did not experience any differences in IGF-1 levels after taking placebos. Subjects were "evaluated by medical history, clinical examination, electrocardiography, echocardiography and fasting plasma samples." The scientists concluded that patients with higher IGF-I levels had up to a "50% higher risk for cardiovascular death."

Researchers concluded:

"High IGF-1 levels tend to be associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular mortality."

Whether your elevated IGF-I levels are due to the drugs you take or to your milk consumption is something you may never know for sure, but just to be on the safe side, there are two treatment programs which you should immediately pursue. The first: Got Gym? The second? Notmilk!

Robert Cohen

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