“This myth goes way back to before the food pyramid when the National Dairy Council offered to provide nutrition material to schools for free. And in all those materials, they said that you need multiple servings of dairy every day for a healthy diet,” Gardner said. “That was never agreed on. A lot of people are lactose-intolerant, […]Continue Reading ...
Milk used to be simple. Your local dairy, say Berkeley Farms, delivered it to your doorstep. But now we are faced with an unfathomable array: nonfat, low-fat or whole milk? Almond, soy, rice, hemp or oat milk? From goats or cows? With or without lactase? Raw or pasteurized? Plain or flavored? There’s even an ongoing controversy […]Continue Reading ...
August 9, 2018 You can’t eat chemotherapy. That’s because your digestive system breaks down the molecules you eat into smaller pieces that can be absorbed through the gut into the bloodstream. “For example, when you eat a steak or any kind of protein, you digest it and it gets chewed up into tiny amino acids […]Continue Reading ...
Lars Bode, Ph.D., associate professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Credit: Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in Canada. The findings, publishing […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A comprehensive review of the scientific evidence over the last 27 years concludes that cow’s milk and other dairy products do not play a role in the development of childhood obesity. The research being presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Vienna, Austria (23-26 May) also found no […]Continue Reading ...
The head of the French company at the centre of an international baby milk scandal denied Thursday that it was responsible for the contamination that triggered a recall of formula in over 80 countries, calling it “an accident”. Lactalis, one of the world’s biggest dairy groups, was forced to recall 12 million packages of powdered […]Continue Reading ...
May 25, 2018 Wendy Wan, 31, said American infant formula is advertised in her native China as the most nutritious food for a newborn. “It sounds like it’s premium,” said Wan, who gave birth in early May at Beverly Hospital here. Wan said she was skeptical of the ads and had planned to feed her […]Continue Reading ...
April 24, 2018 While the health effects of breastfeeding are well-recognized and apply to both mothers and children, some mothers may not be able to produce a milk supply to meet the needs of their child. When infants require hospitalization in the immediate newborn period doing to being born preterm or having other health complications, […]Continue Reading ...
August 13, 2018 Amid the chaos of getting kids out the door in the morning and taming the hangry monsters that get off the bus in the afternoon, parents may be overlooking a critical part of setting their kids up for success during the school year: a nutrient-rich diet. One out of two kids ages […]Continue Reading ...
(HealthDay)—Breast-feeding has known benefits for both baby and mom, but if a new mom also smokes marijuana, does the drug turn up in her breast milk? Yes, says new research. But the exact consequences of the small amount of marijuana that makes it to a baby aren’t yet clear. “This study is just a start […]Continue Reading ...
July 11, 2018 Last year, people in Finland consumed an average of 160 kilograms of liquid milk products, 81 kilograms of meat, 80 kilograms of grains, 65 kilograms of fruit and 64 kilograms of vegetables. This is indicated by the advance information on the Balance Sheet for Food Commodities published by the Natural Resources Institute […]Continue Reading ...
June 12, 2018 The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in Canada. The findings, publishing in the June 15 issue of Allergy, further highlight the health role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), […]Continue Reading ...
By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDMay 30, 2018 According to a new report, cockroach milk could be the next big superfood as it is packed with nutrients over and above conventional dairy as well as almond and soy milk preparations. The results of the study appeared in the latest issue of the Journal of the International […]Continue Reading ...
May 25, 2018 Obese children who consume at least two servings of any type of cow’s milk daily are more likely to have lower fasting insulin, indicating better blood sugar control, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The findings of the study, to be presented at the […]Continue Reading ...
By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDMarch 18, 2018 According to researchers, milk obtained from the duck-billed platypus could soon be used to fight antibiotic resistance. The new study report was published in the journal Structural Biology Communications. Antibiotic resistance is one of the largest threats to survival of mankind according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). […]Continue Reading ...
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