Simply squeezing a lemon wedge into your next cup of tea increases the levels of catechins, powerful antioxidants found in white, green and black tea. But drink tea the British way, with added milk, and casein, the main protein in milk, inhibits the beneficial effects of catechins. … Read More

A glass of nonfat milk has only 90 calories – less than most sweetened drinks or soda. Plus it is rich in calcium, potassium, protein, riboflavin (a B vitamin) and vitamin D. Non-dairy alternatives, fortified with calcium and vitamin D, can be a good milk alternative for vegetarians or those with allergies. … Read More

Cow Wow Cereal Milk attempts to capture the taste of the leftover milk at the bottom of the cereal bowl. We were pleasantly surprised that both flavors Fruity Trudy and Chocolate Chip Cathy were not overly sweet and quite pleasant tasting. Kids would like these flavors. Though plain milk is our go-to choice for kids, enjoying … Read More

Milk drinkers consistently out perform non-milk drinkers when taking tests.   … Read More

In a word, no. Drinking raw milk is playing Russian roulette with your health. The main difference between raw milk and pasteurized milk is the amount of bacteria. Proponents of raw milk feel it’s more nutritious and contains antimicrobial properties. But raw milk can be very dangerous — especially for pregnant women, children, or those with a weakened immune system. Raw milk can be a host to a wide array of pathogens, including but not limited to, staphylococcus aureus, campylobacter jejuni, E. coli, listeria monocytogenes and yesinia enterocolitica. In the more serious cases food-borne illness can cause kidney failure, premature births, and death. Since 1998, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 831 illnesses, 66 hospitalizations and 1 death associated with raw milk. … Read More

Why can some adults drink milk, yet others can’t? Blame it on your genes. The bloating, nausea, pain, cramps, gurgling or rumbling, gas, loose stools or diarrhea, and throwing up usually begins 30 minutes to 2 hours after drinking milk or eating foods containing milk. It is estimated that 30 million to 50 million Americans … Read More

Buying a container of milk for your family is more complicated than it used to be. We help make it easy. Once upon a time, buying milk was a simple task. But today, you can buy plain milk, organic milk, or hormone-free milk. All come at 4 different levels of fat and in a number … Read More

Want to be thinner, smarter and healthier? Eat breakfast! Skipping breakfast to save time or a few calories actually increases your risk for weight gain, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. You’ll also be less sharp at that morning business meeting or learn less at the computer training session. Why? Because your body needs that AM … Read More