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Is Dairy Good for Heart Health?

Is Dairy Good for Heart Health?

Heart disease is one of those ailments that we care about – but not enough to stop eating steak or choose to forego that plate of fried chicken tenders. We pass it off with a promise to eat more Cheerios next week, or a pledge to cut back on the fast food later....
A Look at the Dairy Industry in Australia

A Look at the Dairy Industry in Australia

Kangaroos, koalas, and…milk powder? While dairy production might not be the first thought that comes to mind when Australia comes into conversation, the continent is a significant player in the global dairy industry. Compared to production giants like United...
The Skinny on Whole Milk

The Skinny on Whole Milk

From the very beginning, humans have been taught to have a negative attitude towards fat. “Only one dessert, Louise! Too many and you’ll get fat,” you’ll hear your mother tell you countless times as a kid. It trains your brain to think every time you see the words...
A Quick Guide to Yogurt

A Quick Guide to Yogurt

Since the 1980s, yogurt has been touted as the perfect breakfast or snack for working and busy women through ads highlighting their calorie count (much smaller than the the calorie count of the desserts they’re engineered to taste like), easy-to-pack packaging, and...
Dairy and Your Bones

Dairy and Your Bones

Milk is great for your bones – but do you know why?  The U.S. Department of Agriculture currently recommends that everyone over the age of nine drink three cups of milk each day. This sounds like a lot; but the amount isn’t unmanageable once you factor in the...
Cow vs. Plant-Based Milks: Which Wins?

Cow vs. Plant-Based Milks: Which Wins?

When it comes to milk, not all all varieties stand equally. In recent years, alternative dairy products such as almond and soy milk have flooded the dairy aisle and jostled for space on supermarket shelving. Now more than ever, consumers find themselves deliberating...
How Much Do You Know About Lactose?

How Much Do You Know About Lactose?

How many of your favorite foods have dairy as a main ingredient? Ice cream, cheeseburgers, nachos – while all can technically be made without milk or cheese, none would be the same for the lack. For many of those stuck with lactose intolerance, the decadent...
A Look at the Dairy Industry in the UK

A Look at the Dairy Industry in the UK

As a significant entity on the international economic and cultural landscape, the UK is well-known for a number of its quirks and qualities. Television dramas are pitched around its history and monarchy, and its vibrant cities and quiet historical ruins see thousands...
A Look at the Dairy Industry in New Zealand

A Look at the Dairy Industry in New Zealand

How much do you know about New Zealand? When asked, many might associate the name with rolling green hills and Peter Jackson’s film adaption of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Beyond its fictional representation, the nation itself stands as a collection of...
Is Skim Milk Really Better for You?

Is Skim Milk Really Better for You?

Skim milk; you either love or hate it. Most people have a strong preference for the type of milk they drink – some can’t stand the thick creaminess of whole, while others firmly turn away from the thinness of skim. Current federal guidelines hold that...