Last updated on: 1/10/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Linda Folden Palmer, DC Biography

Title:
Chiropractor and Author
Position:
Con to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Cow’s milk is a foreign substance that has pervaded every corner of our diets… Today there is little doubt that early and frequent feeding of dairy products leads to greatly increased incidence of childhood diabetes. It has been confirmed that high cow’s milk consumption is a major cause of osteoporosis.”

Baby Matters: What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Caring for Your Baby, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs, MDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to milk. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to milk.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Author and science writer about pediatric health issues
  • Expert for Mothering Magazine’s “Ask the Experts” column
  • Instructor and consultant in physiology, lactation, and pediatric nutrition
  • Chiropractor, private practice, 1984-1995
  • Biomedical research associate for cancer research company
Education:
  • DC (Doctor of Chiropractic), National College of Chriropractic
  • BS, Human Biology, National College of Chriropractic
  • BS, Chemistry, University of Illinois
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?