By: Chamalee KP
There’s a growing craze of adults buying human breast milk online to drink, saying that it’s not only hazardous to consume, but it doesn’t have any of the nutritional benefits that some claim it has. Further A growing market in the online sale of human breast milk is creating a serious health risk, doctors have warned.
Many bodybuilders also tout the benefits of breast milk, with some of them calling it “the greatest supplement ever”.
According to a major medical journal adults buying breast milk online risk coming into contact with infectious diseases such as hepatitis, syphilis, and even HIV.
Human milk contains less protein than cow’s milk, there’s no scientific study that shows adult consumption of it leads to health benefits, and it could be contaminated, impure, or downright dangerous to consume.