Dairy Products Poll

 

 

This poll was conducted in the Mold Avoiders Facebook group in March 2017.

 

“This product is designed to consider what kind of dairy products (if any) members of this group are able to tolerate. Please mark all of the statements that are true for you.”

 

Product Types:

1. I seem to do okay with mostly grass-fed butter from Europe, such as Kerrygold. (30 respondents)

2. I seem to do okay with 100% grassfed ghee. (27 respondents)

3. I seem to do okay with organic butter produced in the U.S. or Canada. (25 respondents)

4. I seem to do okay with at least certain kinds of organic goat milk cheese. (17 respondents)

5 (tie). I seem to do okay with organic cheese produced in the U.S. or Canada. (15 respondents)

5 (tie). I seem to do okay with mostly grass-fed cheese produced in Europe, such as Kerrygold. (15 respondents)

7. I seem to do okay with conventional butter. (14 respondents)

8. I seem to do okay with organic ghee, such as the Purity Farms brand. (10 respondents)

9. I seem to do okay with most cheese produced in Europe, including non-organic cheese. (9 respondents)

10. I seem to do okay with organic cow yogurt produced in the U.S. or Canada. (8 respondents)

11. I seem to do okay with cow milk produced by specialty organic dairies, such as Straus or Kalona SuperNatural. (8 respondents)

12 (tie). I seem to do okay with ultrapasteurized organic cow milk from big companies, such as Horizon or Organic Valley. (7 respondents)

12 (tie). I seem to do okay with raw goat milk produced in quality ways, such as Claravale’s goat milk. (7 respondents)

14 (tie). I seem to do okay with Organic Valley’s Grassmilk product. (6 respondents)

14 (tie). I seem to do okay with raw cow milk produced in quality ways, such as Claravale’s cow milk. (6 respondents)

16. I seem to do okay with at least some sheep’s milk yogurt, such as Bellwether. (5 respondents)

17. I seem to do okay with at least some widely available goat’s milk yogurt, such as Redwood Hill Farms. (3 respondents)

18 (tie). I seem to do okay with widely distributed organic goat milk, such as Meyenberg’s. (2 respondents)

18 (tie). I seem to do okay with conventional cow milk, such as that widely available in regular supermarkets. (2 respondents)

18 (tie). I seem to do okay with  non-organic cheese produced in the U.S. or Canada. (2 respondents)

18 (tie). I seem to do okay with at least certain dairy products if I make them into milk kefir. (2 respondents)

22 (tie). I seem to do okay with non-organic cow milk yogurt produced in the U.S. or Canada. (1 respondents)

22 (tie). I seem to do okay with camel milk. (1 respondent)

 

More Comments:

1. I don’t seem to have any problems tolerating dairy products. (20 respondents)

2. I avoid dairy because I am following a diet (such as Paleo) that does not allow or suggest it. (10 respondents)

3. I avoid dairy because I am not able to tolerate the lactose. (6 respondents)

4 (tie). I have not experimented enough to know for sure which dairy products, if any, might be okay for me. (5 respondents)

4 (tie). I avoid dairy because I am allergic to it. (5 respondents)

6. I avoid dairy because a doctor or other health professional advised it. (3 respondents)

7 (tie). I avoid dairy because I believe that dairy is a food for baby cows/goats/sheep, not human adults. (2 respondents)

7 (tie). I avoid dairy products because I do not enjoy the taste or experience of eating them. (2 respondents)

9 (tie). I avoid dairy products because they are high in FODMAPs. (1 respondent)

9 (tie). I avoid dairy products because I am a vegan. (1 respondent)

 

A collection of additional poll results can be found on the Living Clean in a Dirty World blog.

 

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