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Ice Cream vs. Human Breast Milk

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In the last post, Meagan from Mutritious Nuffins asked me if I was serious about ice cream being more similar to human breast milk than any other food. And I am. In the words of Uncle Rico, “Oh I’m dead serious.” While ice cream is looked at as one of the king of junk foods, there is no question that it is more similar to human breast milk than any other food. There are some differences too. One difference, for example, is that ice cream has a much lower ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acids. Because modern humans eat tons of omega 6 and very little omega 3, and don’t have as great of a power to convert these fatty acids into monounsaturated fats like a cow, the… Read more »