Milk: The White Lie We've All Been Sold
Johnny Harris Johnny Harris
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 Published On Feb 22, 2023

The Real Reason We Drink Cow’s Milk
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Ever wonder why your mom made you drink so much milk as a kid? Turns out the answer is a lie.

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Thank you to Michael Moss for lending his expertise. You can read his book “Hooked” here -

A big thank you to Melanie Dupuis for speaking to us for this video. She has a fantastic book that we cited throughout this piece. Read “Nature’s Perfect Food: How Milk Became America’s Drink” here -

Thank you to Ariana Gerstein and her film “Milk in the Land.” Check out her website to see more of her work -

Johnny Harris is an Emmy-winning independent journalist and contributor to the New York Times. Based in Washington, DC, Harris reports on interesting trends and stories domestically and around the globe, publishing to his audience of over 3.5 million on Youtube. Harris produced and hosted the twice Emmy-nominated series Borders for Vox Media. His visual style blends motion graphics with cinematic videography to create content that explains complex issues in relatable ways.

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