Study: No Reliable Scientific Evidence of Health Benefits From Raw Milk

August 27, 2015

Raw milk may have a placebo effect if you’re paying $15 per gallon for it, but any other health claims are pure myth. At least that’s one of the conclusions one might come to after reading the July/August edition of Nutrition Today, which includes a peer-reviewed study into the health benefits, if any, of raw milk.

John A. Lucey, Ph.D., food science professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, looked at the public debate over the possible health benefits of drinking raw milk.

He reviewed more than 50 scientific articles and the websites of groups advocating raw milk consumption before coming to the conclusion…