Milk and milk derived products have some direct causative effects on rheumatoid arthritis (particularly the casein protein in relation to molecular mimicry) and some indirect effects including damage to the gut (antibiotics in milk) and the circulatory system (cholesterol, saturated fat etc.).
I’m certain that dairy played a huge role in the development of my own rheumatoid arthritis and the damage to my gut and immune system. If you have rheumatoid arthritis or any other chronic disease I would urge you to try eliminating dairy from your diet for a trial period, perhaps one month, and see if your symptoms improve. Read more . . .