- 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.
- April 30th, 2014
Researchers found some organic milk contains more heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids than regular milk. The secret is in grass-fed, hormone-free cows, which allows the milk’s protein level to increase and helps balance the omega-6 to omega-3 ratio. Too much omega-6 is linked to cancer, heart disease, cardiovascular complications, inflammation, and autoimmune diseases.
- April 30th, 2013
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association recommend that all children drink low fat or skimmed milk after the age of two to reduce their saturated fat intake and ward off excess weight gain. But the evidence to back up this stance is mixed, say the authors, who wanted to find out whether milk consumption patterns among two-year-olds affected weight gain.
- October 31st, 2012
In the previous issue, I was given the opportunity to share information about the advantages of using goat milk as an alternative to the standard cow/soy-based infant formulas. A significant portion of that article was dedicated to describing the primary drawbacks of feeding these two ingredients to our children.Health Benefits From a Superior MilkBy Joe Stout, MS
- September 10th, 2012
It’s 2 a.m. and the piercing scream hits my ears like a gunshot. My eyes, heavy with sleep, snap open and I stumble down the hallway, groping in the dark for the switch that will guide me to the source of the unfolding drama. I am not alarmed, at least not in the heart-in-your-throat way that follows an unknown scream in the night.Why Goat Milk is Best For Your ChildBy Joe Stout, MS
- March 1st, 2012
- January 1st, 2012
It’s no news that soda isn’t exactly the healthiest beverage you can choose.Burst that sugary bubble and explore some delicious, healthier alternatives.By Brooke Holmgren
- October 5th, 2011
- 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
- June 1st, 2009
As the mustached celebrities in those milk ads tell us, milk does a body good thanks to its calcium, vitamin D, and other nutrients. But what if you’re lactose intolerant, vegan, or simply not a fan of cow’s milk? You have plenty of nondairy options—from the more common ones like soy and rice milks to the nut, oat, and even hemp varieties.By Erin Quinn