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Breast Milk: It’s Not Just For Babies Anymore

Bodybuilders and athletes are seeking out the latest "natural superfood" online. On the one hand, itís great that the nutritional value of breast milk has become recognized. Itís the superest…


Is Breastfeeding Vegan?

Parents-to-be hear constantly that "breast is best," but do vegan parents have to skip breastfeeding to align with their beliefs? Is breast milk vegan? The short answer to this question is YES. W…


Trend: Drinking Breast Milk As An Energy Drink?

It's a natural food and adherents swear by its health benefits, even if they're not too keen to go public about it. The headline at New York Magazine should tell you why: "Meet the Men Who Drink Breas…


Antioxidants: Plant vs. Animal Foods

In the beginning, blueberries were the best. Then walnuts took the title, then wild blueberries took it back. Then small red beans were considered the #1 most antioxidant-packed food (that is, until h…


20 Reasons to Love Bacteria

It may come as a surprise to learn that there are any reasons to love bacteria, but after poring through medical journals, I found that there are at least 20 reasons to love probiotic (health-supp…


Bowl of the Boob: Want Some Breast Milk Ice Cream?

The virtues of breast milk cannot be sung enough. Pediatricians and Lactivists alike have sounded the rallying cry for more breastfeeding and more time spent doing it (no less than 6 months of breastf…


Should Breast-Milk Be Shared?

A few years back there was a posting on the widely used community site Craigslist that offered a barter of sorts. The posting originated from the East Bay/Berkeley branch of Craigslist and was a call …


TSA Freaks Out Over Breast Milk

On a flight a few years ago, from a one mid-sized airport to another, I got my first dose of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) harassment, or at least what I considered TSA harassment. I w…


Kick the can: Baby formula contains dangerous chemical

While the benefits of breast milk over baby formula are old news, some important new research indicates that additional dangers may lurk in every can of baby formula on the market. In a recent repo…


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