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If you are not allergic to milk, raw milk from grass-fed cows is an excellent source of calcium and healthy omega 3 fatty acids.

Pasteurized milk, on the other hand, can cause quite a few problems. When milk is pasteurized, lactase, the naturally occurring digestive enzyme which breaks down the lactose in milk, is no longer present in the milk. This means the breakdown of lactose depends solely on your body's production of lactase, and can therefore take a toll on your digestive system over time, causing problems such as the inability to absorb the nutrients in your food.

Also, when milk is pasteurized, calcium and other nutrients are significantly reduced.

So the answer is, raw milk is good for you at any age, whereas pasteurized milk should be avoided, especially as you get older.

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