Tagged as Dairy

Fatty foods have had a bad reputation. But, there is a big difference between unhealthy (saturated) fat and the healthy unsaturated variety. While deep fried and processed fatty foods are damaging to your health, your body does in fact need healthy fats for key cellular processes. Healthy unsaturated fats  have known health benefits for the heart, brain and blood pressure. They also help to reduce...
November 25, 2020
Most diets that seem successful limit dairy these days. Both in terms of ft content and overall calorie consumption as well as those facing food sensitivities. Dairy is often among the -first things to be cut from a diet- when someone wants to lose weight or when someone is challenged with gut issues. But one study may change this thinking. Could dairy protect against hypertension and diabetes? According...
October 29, 2020
Coconut milk, a traditional cooking staple in Thailand, has recently gained popularity in the United States. It’s versatile and nutritious, making it a delicious cooking substitute for dairy. Coconut milk is becoming increasingly popular in the United States — and for good reason. It may improve cardiovascular health, help fight against infections, ease gastric ulcers and reduce anxiety. It also improves...
June 3, 2020
Acne reminiscent of the teenage years isn’t the “youthful” look most adults are aiming for. Breakouts can be frustrating and feel like something that should have been left in the past, along with awkward prom dates and first jobs. We wanted to tackle this for our readers and our preliminary research indicates some exciting news that puts at least some amount of control in the hands of those with this...
June 6, 2019
Malnourishment is depressingly more common than we would think, especially among seniors. One study - found that about 25% of all seniors and 44% of seniors with dementia are malnourished and up to 50% of all older adults are at risk for malnourishment. Changes in the way your brain perceives taste, swallowing difficulties, inadequate time to make healthy food, financial concerns, and myriad other...
January 16, 2019
Cheese may no longer be a guilty pleasure. New information is dispelling the myth that foods high in milk fat are responsible for obesity and high cholesterol levels. What was once considered a solely “bad” fat may contain compounds that can protect against obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. In fact, it looks like making foods like cheese a regular part of your diet could even help you live...
January 7, 2019
A recent systematic review of observational studies looked at the relationship between obesity and cardiometabolic disease. Researchers concluded those who ate full-fat dairy had -NO- greater risk for heart disease or diabetes than low-fat dairy eaters. The review, published in the -European Journal of Nutrition-, examined 25 studies, 18 of which found that - those who consumed full-fat dairy weighed...
August 6, 2018
Have you been drinking a frothy glass of cow's milk each morning since long before you can even quite remember? You're not alone of course, and you've probably enjoyed every glass your mom placed before you as a child, especially when it was accompanied by cookies or some other treat. Milk can seem quite appealing as you douse your cereal in the innocent enough looking liquid. However, beneath that...
March 17, 2015