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7 Biggest Myths About Dairy

For something as common in many of our diets as dairy, it's a little surprising that there are so many misconceptions about how it impacts our bodies and the environment. Read on for some of the bigge…

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Big Dairy Leans on the Government, Sells Us Junk

Do you think the government should be supporting dairy? Tons of unhealthy dairy junk food gets through the new junk food guidelines set up by the government! These guidelines try to deal with the…

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8 Ways to Make Your Coffee (or Tea) Healthier

On its own coffee is packed with health-giving antioxidants, but it's rarely the health drink it could be thanks to the ways most people customize it (think: Starbuck's GMO-laden Pumpkin Latte). The s…

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Harvard Declares Dairy NOT Part of Healthy Diet

The Harvard School of Public Health sent a strong message to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and nutrition experts everywhere with the recent release of its "Healthy Eating Plate" f…

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Healthy Diet Linked to Longer Life

According to research that will be published in the January 2011 edition of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, seniors between the ages of 70 to 79 who ate a diet rich in high-fat dairy…

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The Milk of Human Triviality

Milk is now trendy. It is definitively the new "it" food, according to Lessley Anderson of Chow.com. Not because there has been any monumental or compositional shift in what constitutes milk, but si…

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