Tag Archives: dairy products

CDC: US children not drinking enough low-fat milk

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children are coming up short when it comes to drinking low-fat milk.

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Soda consumption may weaken bones

In my book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I discuss that sodas not only are associated with obesity, but may well be associated with the weakening of bones due to the heavy load of … Continue reading

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Organic: What it actually means on different products

You see the word ‘organic’ more and more. But what does it actually say about what it’s on? Some consumers are more than willing to pay higher prices for organically grown food and other products. But is the extra dollar worth … Continue reading

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If you think you’re lactose intolerant you may be wrong

Do you think you are lactose intolerant? Think again — at least according to a draft consensus statement a panel of experts at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). USA Today reports, “Many Americans avoid dairy products … because they mistakenly … Continue reading

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What are the facts about cow’s, goat’s, soy, almond, rice, and hemp milk?

Poring over facts about milk: cow’s, goat’s, soy, almond, rice and hemp http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-he-milk19-2009oct19,0,486524,full.story Full-fat, low-fat or skim? Used to be, there weren’t many choices to make over what to pour on your cereal. But the number of alternatives to cow’s … Continue reading

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Moderate Wine, Little Meat, Many Vegetables May Be Key Mediterranean Diet Items Linked to Longer Life

We know a Mediterranean diet is healthy and lengthens life. But, which items in this diet are most helpful? Well, finally, at study has teased out items in the Mediterranean diet that are most responsible. More Information:

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Foods And Medications You Shouldn’t Mix

If you’re taking particular prescription medications, they may not be as effective as they could be if you eat certain foods. That’s because of the way those drugs interact with the foods. More Information:

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