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Raw Milk: Is It Healthy?

Ideally, yes: raw milk from a healthy cow has many health benefits. Most people with dairy allergies can consume raw dairy without any problems. Raw milk has wonderful health benefits including com…

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How Gut Bacteria Affects Your Brain

Photo Courtesy of:  Thinkstock/iStockphoto The bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microorganisms comprising your body's microflora outnumber your body's cells 10 to 1. It's becoming increasingly clea…

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10 Foods Sold in the U.S. That Are Banned Elsewhere

Americans are slowly realizing that food sold in the US doesn't just taste different than foods sold in other countries, it's created differently. Sadly, many U.S. foods are BANNED in Europe -- and fo…

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How Safe is Raw Milk?

Lately there has been some controversy brewing over milk--specifically raw milk, and its sale and safety. By definition, raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized or homogenized. Proponents of th…

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Looking to Lose Lactose?

Milk. A delicate balance of protein, fat, and energy, good for your bones, the perfect accompaniment to chocolate. But for those who cannot, or choose not to, drink milk, its goodness can be difficult…

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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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Is Raw Milk Dangerous?

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock The U.S. Centers for Disease Control have long claimed that between 1998 and 2008, there were two deaths from raw milk. This number is often used in media r…

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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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The Dangers of rBGH in Your Milk

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. If you're a woman, your chance of getting breast cancer in your lifetime is about one in eight. Re…

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Moo-nshine: Finding Creative Ways to Buy Raw Milk

The battle over raw milk has been waged for years now. Some attest to the inherent nutritional value, and culinary superiority, of raw milk, while others (namely cautious government officials) claim t…

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