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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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Why You Should Care About Gut Health

This week, I've been experimenting with taking lactase supplements before eating anything with lactose. Lactase is the enzyme that helps us digest lactose. I suspect I might have trouble digesting lac…

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Lactose Intolerance 101

Is your morning bowl of cereal or end of the day scoop of ice cream leaving you feeling a little gassy? Or even worse, causing you to high-tail it toward the bathroom? Well, you may be lactose intole…

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7 Alternatives to Conventional Milk

Whether you are allergic to milk, lactose intolerant, vegan, or simply in search of a nondairy option, you’re in luck. Alternatives to cow’s milk have never been more numerous, or more popular. Las…

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How Many People Have Food Allergies? (Infographic)

The gluten-free lifestyle is becoming increasingly well-known, but how many people really suffer from celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and other food allergies? A new infographic by Fooducate seeks…

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Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

There is a lot of confusion between food allergies and food intolerance. Watch this to understand the differences.…

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What is Buttermilk Anyway?

I have very few remaining memories of my paternal grandfather. He was a Polish immigrant with limited English fluency, and even more limited parenting skills. One thing I do remember about him is that…

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Double Standard? Queen Drinks Banned Raw Milk

  Though raw milk is highly-regulated or even banned in much of the western world, members of the British royal family consume the purportedly unsafe dairy product. If raw milk is safe enough …

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