I’ve been told to give up dairy. The food I love.
Is my dietician riding on the cultural fad of swapping dairy for soy, coconut milk, and almond lattes? Or is no dairy better for your health?
It took a while for the concept to sink in. No dairy. No lattes and No Stilton Cheese! How will I survive? Dairy is the staple in my diet.
I suddenly felt deprived. I needed a strong skinny latte to deal with this one!
She reassured me that for some people (and not all) there are many benefits for giving up dairy. It will only take a few weeks to see the changes.
I wondered how my life would differ if I had more energy and didn’t feel sluggish.
I decided to give it a go. Why not? Especially when there are 5 benefits for ditching milk.
Eliminating dairy from your diet can aid in weight loss. However, it’s more to do with the type of dairy and how much is consumed.
Many dairy products such as ice cream and cheese are high in calories, fats, and sugars. When dairy is eliminated from the diet, so are the high numbers of calories.
I stopped drinking lattes. My go-to drink. My comfort drink. I was shocked at the dramatic weight loss. I shifted 10kg without doing anything different.
Read this post on losing weight https://mycozysundays.com/5-habits-for-losing-weight/
I am not lactose intolerant. I can eat any dairy product. However, I can feel rather bloated after a dairy-laden meal.
When the body struggles to break down dairy products, bloating occurs. Eliminating dairy products will help reduce any bloating.
Reduced sinus infections
As winter approaches so do the sinus infections, which tend to linger all winter long.
Dairy products are known to increase the amounts of phlegm produced. When dairy is reduced from the diet, the congestion will also decrease.
Increase energy levels
Do you wake feeling sluggish and long for your morning skinny latte?
Milk can have an effect on your energy levels. If your body has difficulties digesting dairy it can deplete your energy levels.
Stop the dairy.
Removing dairy from your diet may result in improved skin tone and texture. Milk has whey protein and sugars, which can increase skin conditions such as eczema and rosacea.
Removing dairy from your diet can improve your health. There are 5 benefits when you ditch the dairy, these include weight loss, less bloating, clear skin, and increased energy levels are some of the benefits.