If you had any doubts that conventional milk is a highly processed food, you'll be convinced when you hear about what Coca-Cola is planning for milk. Coca-Cola – that mega company responsible for nearly 1,000 brands of artificial sugary soft drinks (and all the diseases… Click to Continue →
You will not believe what they want to do to commercial milk -- the milk served in schools to children. As if this milk isn't bad enough -- the lowfat versions are devoid of the important fat that makes it taste good, deadened from pasteurization… Click to Continue →
The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry recently reported that researchers at the universities of Jaen and Cordoba in Spain and the Abdelmalek Essaadi University in Morocco have identified a multitude of drugs and chemicals in cow, goat and human breast milk. All of the samples contained traces of 20 different antibiotics, antiseptics, anti-inflammatories, beta-blockers, painkillers, growth hormones and other hormones.
This McDonald's ad, which is running in Finland cracked me up. It just goes to show you what we are up against when McDonald's can advertise their milk shake as "real" because it has some milk in. But what's up with the upside down udders? Sadly, it appears that the cow is confused with up from down. And gravity. Maybe it drank one too many milk shakes! Now let's take a close look at the other ingredients in one of their shakes.
Living dairy-free can be a challenge, especially when it comes to milk replacements. Over the years I have tried many products. Before I knew better, I drank a lot of soy milk. After reading Kaayla Daniel's book The Whole Soy Story I stopped drinking it immediately because of all the problems it can create. But that is another post for a different day. One alternative is to make your own coconut milk.
The childhood obesity epidemic is becoming a grave concern to many health care groups. According to the Center for Disease Control, results from the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)—using measured heights and weights—indicate that an estimated 17 percent of children and adolescents ages 2-19 years are obese.