Milk. White Poison or Healthy Drink?

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


Lactase is a enzyme that is found in the milk of most mammals. It helps to digest the milk sugar lactose.

  • Most people lose their lactase after they reach adulthood.
  • Some people are able to produce lactase even when they are not drinking milk.

Milliliters are a type of unit of measurement that is used to measure volume. A milliliter is one thousandth of a liter.

  • There are 3.4 milliliters in a cup.
  • There are 3.4 milliliters in a gallon.

The word "rarer" is used to describe things or events that are not as common as other things or events.

  • The rarer the wine, the better it tastes.
  • The rarer the bird, the more expensive it is.

There are many different intolerances, and they all have to do with different things that make people feel uncomfortable. Some intolerances are related to religion, while others are related to race or ethnicity.

  • He has an intolerance for people who smoke.
  • She has an intolerance for people who wear revealing clothing.

To skim is to read quickly and superficially. You might skim through a book to get a general idea of what it's about, without really reading it.

  • He skimmed through the article, paying little attention to the details.
  • I skimmed through the article, not paying much attention to the details.

Micronutrients are small nutrients that are essential for human health. They play a role in the development of bones and teeth, and they help the body to fight diseases.

  • Her diet is low in micronutrients, which is why she is suffering from varicose veins.
  • The micronutrients in the fruit will help to fight the disease.

There are three main types of nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Each of these nutrients is important for the body to function properly.

  • The body needs proteins to build new cells and to repair damage.
  • Carbohydrates are essential for the body to produce energy.
  • Fat is essential for the body to absorb vitamins and minerals.

Cropland is land that is used to grow crops. It can be used for farming, for grazing cattle, or for other purposes.

  • The land was used for cropland in the past, but it is now used for other purposes.
  • The land is used for cropland, but it is also used for forestry.

Nutritionally means relating to food and drink. When a person is nutritionally deficient, they are not getting the essential vitamins and minerals that they need to stay healthy.

  • The child is nutritionally deficient because she isn't getting enough vitamins and minerals.
  • The food was not nutritionally balanced, which is why the child got sick.