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Finding the Right Vegan Cheese

Okay, so youíve decided to ditch dairy. Good for you! Your body will thank you in a myriad of ways, not to mention your conscience. Believe it or not, giving up dairy products is one of the very best …

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The Worst Food for our Planet?

A new study by American and Israeli researchers has determined the environmental cost of producing beef, dairy, poultry, pork and eggs. Their findings reveal the high price the planet pays per calorie…

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Almond Milk Isn’t As Great As You Think

With the almond milk industry skyrocketing, it seems as though more and more people have made almonds their non-dairy, plant-based milk of choice. Itís quite understandable. Almond milk has a terrific…

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Meat and Dairy Can Rapidly Alter Gut Bacteria and Cause Inflammation

The adage "you are what you eat" might never have been truer. According to new research, your health may be determined by what you eat, and what microorganisms came along for the ride. A new Harvar…

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No Bake (No Gluten) Spiced Pumpkin Bars

Need an easy, last minute dessert that wonít take up precious real estate in your oven this Thanksgiving/Hanakkah? Simply tired of baking? Have gluten intolerances to appease? Then stress no more! Thi…

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Healthy Homemade: Yogurt

Yogurt is wonderful. It is a healthy source of protein that's great for meals and snacks. Unfortunately, modern dairy aisles are flooded with sugar-laden, artificially colored posers that have strippe…

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Why Are Americans Drinking Way Less Milk?

I donít drink nearly as much milk as I did when I was a child, but, then again, I am an adult and adults tend not to order milk with a meal. But my child really doesnít like milk, and when I look arou…

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The Missing Children You Won’t See On Milk Cartons

We were driving down a long dusty highway, just after crossing from Texas into New Mexico. There wasn't much to see at first; it was an expansive brown and sporadically industrialized desert speckled …

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Skim Milk Doesn’t Do a Body Good

  Dairy lovers on a diet have long turned to skim and 1% milk as an easy way to cut calories. So, it's perhaps counter-intuitive to learn the results of a new large study, which found that chi…

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Nevermind the Fiscal Cliff, What About the Dairy Cliff?

It is no secret that the life of a dairy farmer is not without its hardships. Besides the endless tasks of animal husbandry, there are the unforgiving hours (up at 4:30 AM) and zero vacation benefits.…

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