Why you MUST eat a pot of yoghurt every day!
A simple pot of yoghurt can boost health in surprising ways, from easing hayfever, to keeping bones strong and reducing heart disease. Here's your ultimate guide to the dairy delight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dairy Fat: Fact or Myth
How much do you know about dairy fat? Find out with our 10-question quiz.   ©AfricaStudio/Shutterstock.com (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - May 18, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: news

How What You Eat May Affect Your Brain Size
Can your diet affect your brain? A new study published in Neurology suggests that people who eat healthy diets may have larger brain volumes. Meike Vernooij, a professor in epidemiology and radiology at Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands, and her colleagues wanted to see how diet might impact the brain. They asked more than 4,000 older people in the Netherlands (average age: 66) about what they ate and analyzed brain scans over 10 years. People who ate healthier diets resembling the Mediterranean diet — rich in fruits, vegetables and healthy fats from sources like fish, and low in red meat — s...
Source: TIME: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Brain Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Better Diet Quality Associated With Larger Brain Volume
WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 -- Better diet quality, including high intake of vegetables, fruit, whole grains, dairy, nuts, and fish, is associated with larger brain volume, according to a study published online May 16 in Neurology. Pauline H. Croll,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

6 Ways to Make Your Coffee Even Healthier
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Trans Fats Should Be Eliminated From All Food Over the Next 5 Years: World Health Organization
(NEW YORK) — The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate infectious diseases, but now it’s aiming to erase a hazard linked to chronic illness. In a statement Monday, the U.N. health agency said eliminating trans fats is critical to preventing deaths worldwide. WHO estimates that eating trans fats — commonly found in baked and processed foods — leads to the deaths of more than 500,000 people from heart disease every year. “It’s a ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mike Stobbe / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news

Dear Dr. Gottlieb: You're Wrong About Dairy Fat
(MedPage Today) -- An open letter to the FDA commissioner (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Disease, Forex Shortage Cripple Dairy Farmers
[Zimbabwe Independent] Dairy production in the first quarter of 2018 has been hampered by the shortage of foreign currency and the prevalence of tick -borne diseases, businessdigest has learnt. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Want to look younger? Cut back on sugar…it makes you look old and feel terrible
(Natural News) If you want to look younger, reduce your sugar intake. Not only does it make you fat, but it also makes you look old. In a study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, it was found that people who ate more meat, butter, high-fat dairy, and sugar were more... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World food price index little changed in April versus March: U.N. FAO
ROME (Reuters) - World food prices edged marginally higher in April from March, with the prices of most cereals and dairy products continuing to rise while sugar fell further, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Extreme measures rarely work: You don’t have to quit all sugar to be healthy
(Natural News) Sugar-free diets advise individuals to skip certain fruits, sweeteners, sweets, and table sugar/sucrose. Other diets even suggest minimizing the dairy products that you consume. While its true that consuming too much sugar can cause obesity and increase the risk of heart disease, some cancers, and Type 2 diabetes, eating healthy doesn’t mean cutting out all the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stonewall Kitchen Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Amount of Basil Pesto Aioli due to Mislabeling and Undeclared Presence of the Dairy Allergen, Egg
Stonewall Kitchen is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of 10.25oz Basil Pesto Aioli with an Enjoy By date of 28 Sep 2019 which may contain the undeclared allergen egg, as we may have inadvertently placed the label for our Basil Pesto on a small portion of our most recent production run. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 30, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best 40 foods for vitamin K
Vitamin K is an essential nutrient that helps the body clot blood, build strong bones, and keep the heart healthy. In this article, we look at foods to eat to increase vitamin K intake, including kale, spinach, other leafy greens, some dairy products, and natto. Learn about the difference between vitamin K-1 and K-2. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Malawi:Lumpy Skin Disease Outbreak Hits Thyolo
[Malawi News Agency] Thyolo -Thyolo District Animal Health and Livestock Development Officer (DAHLDO), Mckinley Gudubuza on Thursday expressed concern over inadequate vaccine to arrest lumpy skin disease outbreak which has hit dairy farmers in the district. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Protracted Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Infections Linked to Ground Beef: Possible Role of Dairy Cows — 21 States, 2016–2017
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Protracted Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Infections Linked to Ground Beef: Possible Role of Dairy Cows - 21 States, 2016-2017
This report summarizes the investigation of a January 2017 Salmonella enterica outbreak and discusses the possible role of dairy cows as a reservoir for strains of Salmonella that persistently cause human illness. This investigation combined epidemiologic and whole genome sequencing (WGS) data to link the outbreak to contaminated ground beef; dairy cows were hypothesized to be the ultimate source of Salmonella contamination. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

You Asked: Is It Bad To Eat Foods That Give You Gas?
Maybe it’s the hummus platter at your favorite Mediterranean restaurant, or the cauliflower-and-broccoli side at your supermarket. Most of us are aware of our problem foods—stuff we’d eat all the time if it didn’t make us so gassy. If you’ve ever wondered where that gas comes from and whether it’s bad for you, the answers may surprise you. “Gas is the byproduct of the activity of the gut microbiota that live in our large bowel,” says Jane Muir, an associate professor of gastroenterology and head of translational nutrition science at Monash University in Australia. The human g...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Dairy Fat: Fact or Myth
Are dairy products really all that bad for cardiovascular health? One new study suggests otherwise. Scroll through our slideshow to find out more.   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - April 12, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackethal, MD Source Type: news

How Do You Know if Protein is ‘Complete’ or ‘Incomplete’?
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Cheese and lasagne protect MEN from osteoporosis as they age
A study of 2,600 people found men over 50 who consumed cheese on its own or on a pizza had stronger spines and hips. Dairy did not do the same for women, apart from a small boost from cream. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pros and cons of dairy and vegan milks
As the dairy alternative market grows in both dollars and options, it's hard to keep up with all the ways to not drink milk. Daily Mail Online breaks down what you're really getting in each glass. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We explain the pros and cons of dairy and vegan milks
As the dairy alternative market grows in both dollars and options, it's hard to keep up with all the ways to not drink milk. Daily Mail Online breaks down what you're really getting in each glass. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood pressure: Avoid this coloured top on milk cartons to lower hypertension
CHANGING the dairy products you consume can improve blood pressure and lower your risk of hypertension, which can lead to heart disease, strokes and dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More dairy associated with higher bone density and greater spine strength in men over 50
(Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research) Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research (IFAR), Wageningen University, Tilburg University, University of Reading, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have discovered that higher intake of dairy foods, such as milk, yogurt, and cheese, is associated with higher volumetric bone mineral density and vertebral strength at the spine in men. Dairy intake seems to be most beneficial for men over age 50, and continued to have positive associations irrespective of serum vitamin D status. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 5, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

History of Association Health Plans
In the late 1990s federal legislation had been proposed to create federally-recognized Association Health Plans (AHPs), which was then referred to in some bills as Small Business Health Plans. Small businesses such as dairy farmers, car dealers, and accountants created AHPs to buy health insurance with the aim of lower cost with a larger pool of enrollees.  Over time, many of the AHPs filed for bankruptcy, in some cases citing fraud and, as a result, sweeping changes were mandated in the 1990s that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Cheryl Grant Source Type: news

History of Association Health Plans
In the late 1990s federal legislation had been proposed to create federally-recognized Association Health Plans (AHPs), which was then referred to in some bills as Small Business Health Plans. Small businesses such as dairy farmers, car dealers, and accountants created AHPs to buy health insurance with the aim of lower cost with a larger pool of enrollees.  Over time, many of the AHPs filed for bankruptcy, in some cases citing fraud and, as a result, sweeping changes were mandated in the 1990s that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cheryl Grant Source Type: news

Easter eggs and hunts could cause deadly asthma attacks, charity warns
Indulging in chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and Simnel cake may cause asthmatics' airways to tighten if they are allergic to wheat, eggs, nuts or dairy, according to Asthma UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amsterdam now has the first plastic-free supermarket in the world
(Natural News) Last February, the world’s “first plastic-free supermarket aisle” was launched in Amsterdam. Shoppers at the Jan Pieter Heijestraat branch of Ekoplaza, a Dutch supermarket chain, can now choose from more than 700 plastic-free products such as cereals, chocolate, dairy, fresh fruit, meat, rice, sauces, snacks, vegetables, and yogurt. All items at the supermarket are packed in either compostable materials or cardboard, glass,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plant Fats Are Healthier Than Animal Fats, Study Says
After being vilified for years, fat is having a comeback. But with so many sources and types of fat out there, it can be hard to keep track of what’s healthy and what’s not. A new study, however, offers a simple rule of thumb: Plant fat sources appear to be better for you than animal sources, at least when it comes to monounsaturated fats. The research, which was presented Wednesday at an American Heart Association conference in New Orleans, found that plant-based monounsaturated fats — like those found in vegetable oils, avocados, nuts and seeds — are associated with a lower risk of dying from hear...
Source: TIME: Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

3 reasons why store-bought almond milk is a bad idea
(Natural News) So you’ve decided to come off conventional dairy and are now drinking almond milk from the store. Generally speaking, that’s a wise choice because you will no longer be a victim to the acid and mucous producing nature of regular dairy, and that’s even before you consider the hormones and antibiotics that have tainted... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beyonc é is going vegan for Coachella - should you follow her lead?
On Tuesday Beyonc é said she’s switching to a vegan diet, which bans all animal products including meat, dairy and eggs, for the next 44 days to prepare for performing at Coachella. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chernobyl Is Now the World ’s Unlikeliest Green Energy Experiment
A hundred yards from the rusting ruins at the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, a gossamer array of almost 4,000 photovoltaic panels sits atop a thick concrete slab capping a grave of radioactive waste. When it comes to clean energy, it’s hard to think of a less likely place than Ukraine’s infamous Chernobyl nuclear plant. But final preparations are being made to generate electricity again, this time using safer power from the sun. It’s part of the country’s plan to reduce dependency on increasingly unreliable Russian gas deliveries and disrupted coal supplies. Dominated by the 300 f...
Source: TIME: Science - March 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: James M Gomez and Kateryna Choursina / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg Chernobyl energy onetime Source Type: news

Soy-based formulas may cause early sexual maturity in baby girls
Researchers from Vanderbilt University found female infants given the non-dairy formula over cow's milk alternatives or breast milk are significantly more likely to have mature cells in their vaginas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diets high in saturated fat contribute to anxiety and depression, new research finds
(Natural News) Ever wondered why you feel anxious and depressed, even on a day that’s sunny and bright? Chances are, you ate something bad for your health. Your breakfast may have contained no-nos like excess saturated fat from fatty beef, lamb, pork, poultry with skin, beef fat (tallow), lard and cream, butter, cheese and other dairy products... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Milk co-op mailing highlights suicide risk for dairy farmers
Milk cooperative mails mental health resources to members, highlighting suicide risk among dairy farmers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

In-depth mineral review provides foundational resource for dairy scientists
(Elsevier) Life is dependent on minerals. Accordingly, the diets of animals must contain certain minerals in both large amounts, via marcrominerals, and small amounts, via microminerals. In a thorough and wide-ranging review published in the Journal of Dairy Science ® , Jesse Goff, D.V.M., Ph.D., professor and Anderson Chair in Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, examined necessary minerals as well as the mechanisms for their absorption in cows, providing insight into these vital elements. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 1, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Tags: Uncategorized Food Healthy Eating onetime Source Type: news

Forage-based diets on dairy farms produce nutritionally enhanced milk
(University of Minnesota) In a collaborative research project, researchers have found that cows fed a 100 percent organic grass and legume-based diet produce milk with elevated levels of omega-3 and CLA, and thus provides a markedly healthier balance of fatty acids. The improved fatty acid profile in grass-fed organic milk and dairy products (hereafter, 'grassmilk') brings the omega-6/omega-3 ratio to a near 1 to 1, compared to 5.7 to 1 in conventional whole milk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

DNA study of cow stomachs could aid meat and dairy production
(University of Edinburgh) Meat and milk production from cattle could one day be boosted, thanks to analysis of microbes in cows' stomachs by researchers led by the University of Edinburgh and Scotland's Rural College (SRUC). The study paves the way for research to understand which types of microbe - such as bacteria - are best at helping cattle to extract energy from their food, experts say. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 28, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Low-cal vegetarian and Mediterranean diets may both help heart health
(Reuters Health) - Healthy dieters reduced their risk factors for heart disease like weight and body fat equally when they followed a vegetarian diet that included eggs and dairy or with a Mediterranean diet that emphasized olive oil and lean fish, an Italian experiment found. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

DASH Diet Could Help Prevent Depression
BOSTON (CBS) – One way to prevent depression could be with a healthier diet. A new study out of Rush University Medical Center looked at almost 1,000 adults and found that those who adhered to the DASH diet had up to an 11% lower risk of depression compared to others. The DASH diet, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, was designed to reduce high blood pressure. The diet includes vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and low fat dairy products while cutting back on sugary foods and saturated fat. The researchers found while the DASH diet was associated with a lower risk of depression, a typical wester...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Dash Diet Depression Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Which is Healthier: Being a Vegetarian or Eating a Mediterranean Diet?
The Mediterranean diet is consistently heralded as one of the most healthful eating styles. It’s heavy on produce, nuts, whole grains, olive oil and lean protein, and light on red meat, processed foods and refined sugars. But a new study finds that vegetarian diets may be just as good at keeping your heart healthy, according to a study published in the journal Circulation. For the study, a group of Italian researchers recruited 100 overweight but healthy adults with low-to-moderate cardiovascular risk profiles. Half the group started on a Mediterranean diet, while the other started on a lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet, wh...
Source: TIME: Health - February 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Two Healthy Diets Equally Good for Your Heart
MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 -- Two eating plans -- a vegetarian diet that includes eggs and dairy, and the Mediterranean diet -- protect your heart equally, a new study shows. The research included 107 healthy but overweight people, aged 18 to 75, who... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 26, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

He lost 40 pounds in six weeks by going vegan
David Carter, 30, was a defensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys when he made what he calls the “life-changing decision” to go vegan and eliminate meat, seafood and dairy from his diet.He grew up in South Los Angeles, where his family owned a barbecue restaurant. He was a “straight-up meat eater,... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

You don't need to give up cheeses, milk and coffee creamers to go vegan
Consumption of plant-based dairy is on the rise.By 2022, global sales of dairy alternatives areexpected to reach $21.7 billion: Store shelves are increasingly filled with yogurt, milk, cheese, coffee creamers and cream cheese — only they’re made from nuts, seeds, rice, oats, coconut and even... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Baby formula salmonella scandal in France exposes gaps in regulation and corporate responsibility
(Natural News) A baby formula scandal continues to rock France to its core: the French dairy group, Lactalis, has issued a worldwide recall of its powdered milk products due to some of them being contaminated with salmonella. At least 7,000 tons of Lactalis products have been pulled from over 80 countries across Europe, Asia, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which Is Better for Weight Loss, a Low-Fat Diet or a Low-Carb Diet?
There’s long been debate over whether low-fat or low-carb diets are better for weight loss. Some dieters swear by plans that eliminate grains, fruits and other carbohydrates, while others defend diets that cut down on red meat, dairy and other fatty foods. So who’s right? Both — and neither, according to new research published in JAMA. In a 600-person, year-long study, the two eating styles helped dieters drop almost exactly the same number of pounds — and there didn’t seem to be much rhyme or reason as to who succeeded on which plan, explains study author Christopher Gardner, director of nut...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

GMO corn driving up use of dangerous pesticides
(Natural News) A very dramatic rise in the use of pesticides on Vermont dairy farms was uncovered following a recent public records request. According to the pesticide use data from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, the use of glyphosate more than doubled in the years from 2014 to 2016, while corn-related pesticide... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

All the health benefits of durian fruit without having to eat it – researchers have discovered its promise as a probiotic
(Natural News) It may soon be possible to enjoy the health benefits of the King of Fruits without the accompanying stench of rotten eggs or the need to actually eat it. Thanks to a joint study by Chinese and Singaporean researchers, a new non-dairy probiotic drink based on fermented durian pulp could be in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pros and cons of plant-based milks: Is a plant-based milk right for you?
Peanut milk is one of the newer plant-based alternatives to dairy. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news