Health Milk dairy vegan The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to crack down on non-dairy products that are marketed as milk. The agency will publish new guidance on what can be described as milk, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Tuesday. He told the audience at the Politico Pro Summit: “An almond doesn’t lactate, I will confess." Gottlieb's comments were in reference to the FDA’s current standards on milk, which state: "Milk is the lacteal secretion, practically free from colostrum, obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy cows." Recommended Slideshows 51 50 Healthy Foods That Are Secretly Unhealthy 51 50 Facts About the Human Body You Probably Didn't Know 51 Is It Dangerous to Wake Up a Sleepwalker? 50 Health Myths You Should Stop Believing The sale of nut milks in the U.S. has spiked in the past half a decade, much to the chagrin of the dairy industry. Getty Images The FDA will … [Read more...] about Why Is the FDA Cracking down on Almond Milk and Other Non-dairy Products?
Thursday, June 28, 2018 by: Ralph Flores Tags: badfood, badhealth, breathing problems, cigarettes, dairy, High Fat, lung function, Lungs, milk, nicotine, nutrition, raw milk, respiratory problems, smoking, stop smoking, Tobacco (Natural News) It’s common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health. However, add high-fat dairy to the mix, and you could be looking at worse damages, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism. In the study, Australian researchers explored the association between lung function and dairy consumption in smokers. How smoking affects the body Smoking can harm the body in multiple ways. To begin, burning tobacco, the main component of cigarettes, creates more than 4,000 chemicals – of which the most dangerous are nicotine, carbon monoxide, and tar. Once this gets in the lungs and airways, this can result in a lot of breathing-related problems. This can range from a persistent cough to severe … [Read more...] about Consuming high-fat dairy products found to make lung function in smokers even worse
The milk may have been distributed across Italy. Photo: ILRI/Flickr The head of a dairy products consortium has been arrested in north-east Italy, according to media reports on Friday. He stands accused of selling milk contaminated with a carcinogenic fungus that can damage children’s growth. The head of Cospalat, named by La Repubblica as Renato Zampa, was arrested yesterday. Four others were put under house arrest and accused of conspiracy to commit fraud, adulteration of food products and the trade in good hazardous to health, the newspaper reported. The farmers had allegedly diluted the hazardous milk with uncontaminated milk, Corriere della Sera reported, so that it would pass laboratory tests and end up on the market. The newspaper said that investigators seized more than 1,000 contaminated cheese wheels and also discovered that milk branded as containing Omega-3 had been watered down. There are a total of 24 suspects in the case, La Repubblica said, 17 … [Read more...] about Italian dairy boss held for ‘selling toxic milk’
Abstract BackgroundThe role of dairy products in obesity treatment for adolescents is unclear. The study purpose was to assess the association between dairy intake and changes in BMI z-score (zBMI) during adolescent obesity treatment.MethodsObservational study nested within a randomized control trial. Linear mixed-effects regression models were adjusted for important non-lifestyle factors then further adjusted for dietary and physical activity variables. In total, 91 adolescents were studied.ResultsEach serving of total dairy (β = −0.0054, P < 0.01), unflavored milk (β = −0.012, P < 0.01), reduced fat (β = −0.0078, P < 0.05), and low fat/fat-free products (β = −0.0149, P < 0.01) was associated with a decrease in zBMI over 12 months. These associations were no longer significant after adjustment for other dietary and physical activity factors. Sugar-sweetened beverage intake was inversely associated with intake of total dairy … [Read more...] about Association of dairy intake with weight change in adolescents undergoing obesity treatment
Cow’s milk is full of amazing nutrients: The childhood favorite boasts a healthy dose of protein, calcium, and vitamin D in one 8-ounce glass, all for a small price of roughly 150 calories.Yet sales of non-dairy milk have surged by 61 percent since 2012, according to research from Mintel. One in five Americans say they're consuming less dairy for health reasons, the report found. For instance, if you have a hard time digesting lactose or believe that dairy products might trigger your acne, you might be better off trying a dairy alternative.But when you break down the nutrition facts, dairy-free milks have a hard time competing with traditional cow’s milk, mainly due to their difference in protein.And with all the plant-based milks on the market, how do you choose the best one? That’s what researchers from McGill University wanted to find out. In their recent review published in the Journal of Food Science and Technology, they compared the pros and cons of a … [Read more...] about This Dairy-Free Milk Packs Just As Much Protein As the Regular Stuff