I’ve read my fair share of information regarding dairy consumption. Although credentials differ slightly from source to source—say, a published article vs. social media commentary—one sentiment remains fairly consistent: Beyond infancy, humans really just aren’t meant to consume dairy products.
- August 31st, 2014
We’ve all seen the billboards, commercials, and magazine ads in which celebrities, in the spirit of good health and modern marketing, smile for the camera while sporting their very best milk mustache.
- August 31st, 2014
Researchers of the nonprofit Physicians Committee recently released six guidelines for cancer prevention, promoting a plant-based diet to provide an antioxidant boost and maintain a healthy weight. Here’s what their study recommends.
What: Skip the dairy aisle
Why: To reduce the risk of prostate cancer
- January 1st, 2014
Let’s say you have a physical performance goal like running a 5K. Or maybe it’s a bigger goal like a half or full marathon. A bicycling century. An Ironman triathlon. A big tennis tournament. A weight training competition. The Crossfit Games. Shedding 30 pounds of fat and “getting ripped.”Overcoming three hidden performance barriersBy Ben Greenfield and Joe Stout, MS
- January 1st, 2011
Why You Need It: Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the body, is essential for muscle contractions, a healthy nervous system, blood clotting, hormone secretion, and, of course, strong bones.By Kristen Bjornsen
- July 1st, 2009
We’ve been told all our lives to drink milk for strong bones. Many of us even feel guilty when we don’t get the recommended three servings of dairy each day. In fact, we’ve been led to believe that we have a “calcium crisis” in the United States because so many of us don’t get enough dairy. The proposed solution?The nation’s leading health experts insist that we drink plenty of milk and take calcium supplements to protect our bones. What if they’re wrong?By Michael Castleman