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    Am I drinking too much milk?

    My consumption of milk is season. I had no desire to drink it for 3 months, but for the past two weeks I have had the desire to drink a lot. By a lot I mean 1/2 gallon per day. Is this too much? Are there any imminent health risks associated with this much consumption?
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    I used to drink about 1/2 gallon a day when I was 16-20. Suffered no ill effects.
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    I drank a lot, not 1/2 gal per day, but I don't see a problem with it. You might just be low on protein and/or calcium.

    Maybe if you force yourself to have at least 1 glass per day you won't have these feast/famine cycles?
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    Think about the strangeness of an adult drinking milk. Think about the extreme strangeness of an adult drinking the milk of a different species.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deraltekluge View Post
    Think about the strangeness of an adult drinking milk. Think about the extreme strangeness of an adult drinking the milk of a different species.
    But it tastes so good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deraltekluge View Post
    Think about the strangeness of an adult drinking milk. Think about the extreme strangeness of an adult drinking the milk of a different species.
    I don't consider it strange at all; I consider it to be a part of the food chain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deraltekluge View Post
    Think about the strangeness of an adult drinking milk. Think about the extreme strangeness of an adult drinking the milk of a different species.
    From some perspectives I suppose so, but nutritionally it's great...lots of protein, vitamins, minerals. It's an evolutionarily-selected form of nourishment for mammals.

    The main drawback is it's high in fat, which you should progressively cut back on as you reach adulthood (and of course, plenty of folks these days should be cutting back on as children). It also raises blood sugar levels moderately, so if you have blood sugar issues drinking lots of milk probably isn't a good idea, and hard on-again/off-again binges might throw your body out of whack. The fat is why nutritionists recommend only 2-3 servings (1 cup/serving) per day for a 2000 calorie diet.
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    Putting aside comments about it being weird for an adult drinking milk, especially that of another species, I would say just see how it impacts your body. If your body can take it then there is probably little problem.

    If you think you might be having some adverse effects, try avoiding it for a week or two and see if your health (headaches, skin etc)
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    I think milk is not good for you.
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    I do the same thing. Most of the time I never touch the stuff. Then every once in a while I'll go through a gallon in a couple of days. Don't know if I'd call it a craving, but for some reason I just want it.
    I've always thought that my body tells me what it needs.

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    If you aren't mooing or growing udders, I wouldn't worry too much about it.

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    I've been drinking milk at around that pace for years. Besides occasionally getting off my bike to graze in some really nice looking fields I've had no problems.

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    "Am I drinking too much milk?"

    are you latched to the teet right now? If so yes, you have a problem.
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    How is your body reacting to it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadiyah View Post
    How is your body reacting to it?
    Reacting to what? Your avatar or milk?

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    Is it coming out of your nose and messing up your monitor? Then yes. Drink more beer.
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    Only thing make sure you drink lots of water too. I drank a lot of milk as a kid and around 8 or 9 i had calcium crystals building up in my bladder and breaking off. Dr. told me I had to cut back on my milk and drink more water.

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    Too much milk creates a beer deficiency. Drink more beer.
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    There really is no need to adults to drink milk and many adults find themselves developing a lactose allergy. That said, I assume you are drinking non-fat milk otherwise you are consuming way too much fat and calories. Another issue to think about is what type of milk are you drinking? Hopefully organic... too much milk nowadays has hormones in it... ever wonder why alot guys now have man boobs? It may be the milk!
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    i hear drinking milk makes your boobs get bigger
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    It does for me. One of the many reasons why I don't eat dairy. I really don't want that extra cup size.

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