Rethinking Milk: Science Takes On the Dairy Dilemma
Dairy products are rich in calcium and protein, and they have long been promoted as important for helping kids grow and helping kids and adults build and maintain strong bones. Now a new study questions whether diary deserves its health halo. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Drink this type of milk to lower your blood pressure reading
HIGH blood pressure may seem benign in the beginning, but, if left untreated, the condition can pose deadly health risks so it is important to your reading in check. The safest and most effective way to regulate your blood pressure is to eat a healthy, balanced diet, and, to that end, a particular type of milk comes out on top. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Component of human breast milk enhances cognitive development in babies
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) CHLA investigators show that early exposure to a carbohydrate found in breast milk, called 2'FL, positively influences neurodevelopment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Add this natural supplement to your diet to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is insidious because it doesn't produce any visible signs initially, but, overtime, a high reading can be life-threatening. Fortunately, the condition can be reversed by making simple dietary tweaks, and, to that end, a milk-base supplement can help to lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CU Center for Midwifery Longmont announces partnership with Mothers' Milk Bank
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) The University of Colorado College of Nursing's Center for Midwifery -- Longmont (CFM-Longmont) practice is partnering with Mother's Milk Bank (MMB) as one of the milk bank's newest human milk donation locations in the Denver metro area, and the first in the city of Longmont. To celebrate, CFM-Longmont will be hosting a kick-off reception at 10 a.m. on Feb. 14 at 2030 Mountain View Avenue, Suite 400, which is open to the public. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UMass Amherst researcher aims to develop new test for BRCA-positive breastfeeding women
(University of Massachusetts Amherst) University of Massachusetts Amherst cancer researchers are recruiting BRCA-positive breastfeeding mothers in an effort to develop a new, noninvasive test that uses women's breast milk to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

When it comes to milk you should go full-fat, especially with kids
Milk has had a bad rap in recent years, but when it comes to kids it's the best option by far -- importantly in its fattiest, creamiest form. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Employers Should Help Breastfeeding Moms: Survey
Nearly 79% of respondents said they had a private space at work to express milk. About two-thirds had break time to breastfeed. But lactation consultants and breast pumps were less common. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ad spending on toddler milks increased four-fold from 2006 to 2015
(UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity) Formula companies quadrupled their advertising of toddler milk products over a ten- year period, contributing to a 2.6 times increase in the amount of toddler milk sold, according to a new paper published in Public Health Nutrition from researchers at the Rudd Center for Food Policy& Obesity at the University of Connecticut. This rapid increase in sales occurred despite recommendations from health and nutrition experts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding May Guard Against Early Menopause
The risk was lowest among those who breast-fed exclusively, meaning the baby received breast milk only -- no liquids or solid foods. Early menopause is the end of menstruation before age 45, the study authors said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One of America's largest milk producers just filed for bankruptcy as consumers switch to non-dairy beverages
(Natural News) Americans have a message for the commercial dairy industry and it’s not what these processed milk lords want to hear: Give us raw or plant-based, or we’re not buying it. This growing trend away from pasteurized, homogenized milk recently sent Dean Foods, the largest milk processor in America, into bankruptcy. And not long after that,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding May Guard Against Early Menopause
MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 -- Both pregnancy and breastfeeding may protect women against early menopause, new research suggests. The risk was lowest among those who breast-fed exclusively, meaning the baby received breast milk only -- no liquids or solid... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Do You Do For Breast Milk Jaundice?
Discussion Almost all infants in the first few days of life have some elevation of their bilirubin because of the various physiologic changes they undergo in the transition to extra-uterine life. This is a common problem managed by many different inpatient and outpatient healthcare providers. This hyperbilirubinemia is usually unconjugated and resolves in the first 1-2 weeks of life. However, when it does not resolve, health care providers have 3 general paths to follow when considering a cause: inadequate breast milk intake, an underlying organic cause or breast milk jaundice. Inadequate breastfeeding is not uncommon and...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 3, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

China official says food supplies ample in virus-hit Wuhan
Food supplies including meat, eggs, and milk in the Chinese city of Wuhan are ample, its Communist Party chief Ma Guoqiang said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Milk products recalled in Ontario, Quebec due to sanitizer contamination
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the Agropur Co-operative is recalling some of its milk products in Ontario and Quebec due to the presence of sanitizer. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

In Groundbreaking Experiment, Astronauts Have Baked Cookies in Space. But What Do They Taste Like?
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours of baking time last month up at the International Space Station. It takes far less time on Earth, under 20 minutes. And how do they taste? No one knows. Still sealed in individual baking pouches and packed in their spaceflight container, the cookies remain frozen in a Houston-area lab after splashing down two weeks ago in a SpaceX capsule. They were the first food baked in space from raw ingredients. The makers of the oven expected a differen...
Source: TIME: Science - January 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Marcia Dunn / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime Space Source Type: news

High-Fat Milk Consumption Tied to Faster Biological Aging
THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2020 -- People who drink low-fat milk experience less biological aging than those who drink high-fat milk, according to a study recently published in Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. Larry A. Tucker, Ph.D., from Brigham... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA: 7 Sunscreen Chemicals Enter Bloodstream After Use, But Don ’ t Abandon Sun Protection
(CNN) — After a single application, a total of seven chemicals commonly found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels that exceed safety thresholds, according to studies by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, an arm of the US Food and Drug Administration. “What is most alarming about these findings is that chemicals are absorbing into the body in significant amounts and the ingredients have not been fully tested for safety,” said David Andrews, a senior scientist for the Environmental Working Group, or EWG, a consumer organization which advocates for sunscreen safety. “...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Sunscreen Source Type: news

FNS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk
USDA's Food and Nutrition Service is seeking comment on an information collection for determining eligibility for free and reduced meals and free milk under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Program. Comments are due by March 23, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Could a Switch to Skim Milk Add Years to Your Life?
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 -- If you want to slow down the aging process, it might not hurt to replace whole milk with skim, new research suggests. The study of over 5,800 U.S. adults found that those who regularly indulged in higher-fat milk had... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Drinking SKIMMED milk instead of semi-skimmed could slow ageing and make your DNA 4.5 YEARS younger
Research on 5,834 adults in the US by Brigham Young University found that for every one per cent increase in milk fat content, DNA aged the equivalent of more than four years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking 1% rather than 2% milk accounts for 4.5 years of less aging in adults
(Brigham Young University) A new study shows drinking low-fat milk -- both nonfat and 1% milk -- is significantly associated with less aging in adults.Research on 5,834 US adults by Brigham Young University exercise science professor Larry Tucker, Ph.D., found people who drink low-fat (1% and skim) milk experience several years less biological aging than those who drink high-fat (2% and whole) milk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

One of America's largest milk producers just filed for bankruptcy as consumers switch to non-dairy beverages
(Natural News) Americans have a message for the commercial dairy industry and it’s not what these processed milk lords want to hear: Give us raw or plant-based, or we’re not buying it. This growing trend away from pasteurized, homogenized milk recently sent Dean Foods, the largest milk processor in America, into bankruptcy. And not long... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Drinking Tea May Help You Live Longer, Especially If It ’ s Green
This study strengthens the body of evidence that habitual tea drinking is associated with lower rates of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, though it cannot prove that it’s definitely the tea that’s responsible,” Dr. Jenna Macciochi, a lecturer in immunology at the University of Sussex, told the SMC. However, she noted that “a body of evidence in nutrition suggests that whole diet patterns are more informative of diet-disease relationships than any isolated food or nutrient.” Dr. Duane Mellor, a registered dietitian and senior teaching fellow at Aston Medical School, Aston University, sai...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Green Tea Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: A lack of the vitamin may cause pain in this body part
VITAMIN D is an essential nutrient also found in a few foods such as oily fish, and is used to fortify milk, cereal and juice. Changing lifestyles and diets and a lack of sunshine causes many to be deficient. Having pain in a certain body part could signal a lack of vitamin D. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestine: obstacles to health in Gaza
“Diana is a newborn baby and the last girl of the Al-Gazaoui family. She has an intolerance to breast milk. The Minister of Health is not capable of offering her the therapeutic milk substitute she needs. The family attempts to buy one but due to the high price and limited demand, there isn’t enough and they can’t even pay for what they need. After they run out of the milk substitute, Diana develops cardiac problems and her health deteriorates rapidly”.   Palestinians in Gaza have to face a maze of obstacles to access secondary health services outside the Gaza Strip. Doctors of the World’...
Source: Doctors of the World News - January 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Malaria Antigen Shed in Breast Milk of Mothers in Region With Endemic Malaria Malaria Antigen Shed in Breast Milk of Mothers in Region With Endemic Malaria
Malaria antigen is shed in the breast milk of mothers with asymptomatic malaria who live in northeastern Uganda, where malaria is endemic, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Dried Fruit, Oats and Coffee: Answers to Your Sugar Questions
Our 7-Day Sugar Challenge prompted a number of questions about cutting added sugar from our daily diet. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Parker-Pope Tags: Sugar Fruit Diet and Nutrition Eggs Food Labeling and Labels (Product) Dairy Products Digestive Tract Milk Bakeries and Baked Products Grain Citrus Fruits Bananas Grapes Source Type: news

Starbucks launches oat milk drink as vegan movement grows
Starbucks Corp on Tuesday added an oat milk beverage to its menu, as the coffee chain taps into the growing demand for vegan alternatives to dairy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Whole Milk May Be Better When It Comes to Children ’s Weight
Kids who drank whole milk were at a 39 percent reduced risk for being overweight than those who drank low-fat milk. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Milk Children and Childhood Obesity Diet and Nutrition Weight American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Research Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Jan. 7, 2020
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Whole Milk May Lower Children's Obesity Risk Children who drink whole milk may have a lower risk of overweight and obesity than those who drink... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Whole Milk May Lower Children's Obesity Risk
Title: Whole Milk May Lower Children's Obesity RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Regulator cites failures at hospital where 3 preemies died
The Pennsylvania Health Department says that a major hospital where three premature infants died in a bacterial outbreak last year routinely failed to sanitize the equipment it used to prepare donor breast milk (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Can Whole Milk Reduce Risk for Obesity in Kids? Can Whole Milk Reduce Risk for Obesity in Kids?
Two thirds of the studies in a meta-analysis found a lower risk for obesity with higher milk fat consumption, but all were observational studies that did not control for total energy intake.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Mothers on Antiepileptic Meds Can Safely Breast-feed Mothers on Antiepileptic Meds Can Safely Breast-feed
Clinicians often warn mothers taking AEDs not to breast-feed, but a new study provides reassurance that AED transmitted through breast milk does not cause high blood concentrations in the baby.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 4, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Whole-Fat Milk Consumption Tied to Lower Odds of Child Obesity
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2020 -- Consumption of whole-fat milk is associated with reduced odds of overweight or obesity among children, according to a review published online Dec. 18 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Shelley M. Vanderhout, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children who drink whole fat milk are 40% less likely to be overweight
Scientists at St Michael's Hospital in Toronto led the review, which analysed 28 studies from seven different countries. The results were published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking whole milk may reduce risk for obesity in children, analysis suggests
In results published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers noted that whole milk-drinking kids were 40 percent less likely to have an unhealthy weight than their peers who consumed reduced-fat milk. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Children who drank whole milk had lower risk of being overweight or obese compared to kids who drank reduced-fat milk
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 30, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Study: Children who drank whole milk had lower risk of being overweight or obese
(St. Michael's Hospital) Research led by St. Michael's Hospital of Unity Health Toronto and published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition analyzed 28 studies from seven countries that explored the relationship between children drinking cow's milk and the risk of being overweight or obese. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Comparing milks: Which is best for you?
(Natural News) In recent years, an increasing number of people have switched from cow’s milk to nondairy, plant-based alternatives, including coconut, rice, almond, hemp, oat, soy, quinoa and spelt milks. The reasons for this switch vary, with everything from ethical concerns to the need to avoid lactose motivating people to make the change. Since these... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Half Of America Will Be Obese Within 10 Years
(CNN) — If America does not collectively adopt healthier eating habits, over half of the nation will be obese within 10 years. Even worse, one in four Americans will be “severely obese” with a body mass index over 35, which means they will be more than 100 pounds overweight. That alarming prediction, published Wednesday in NEJM, was the result of a study analyzing 26 years of self-reported body mass index (BMI) data from over six million American adults. Considering the challenges of battling weight loss, that’s devastating news for the future health of our nation. “Given how notoriously diffi...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Obesity Source Type: news

Vegans face permanent numbness in their hands and feet because they don't get enough vitamin B12
Young festival-goers following a vegan diet are most at risk, said Professor Tom Sanders, from King's College London. Most people get vitamin B12 from cow's milk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The five key diet trend predictions for 2020
While 2019 was all about kombucha, hemp seeds and 'moon' milk, these are all set to take a back seat in 2020 in favour of plant-based whole foods and stone-ground ancient grains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Labels Showing Exercise Needed to Offset Food Helps
For example, such labeling would show that a person would need to walk 42 minutes or run 22 minutes to burn off the 229 calories in a small bar of milk chocolate, said British researchers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College student died of allergic reaction to MILK after drinking something with the ingredient
Logan Lewis, 20, a second-year student at Hocking College in Ohio, died after his family says he went into anaphylactic shock when he drank something he didn't know had milk in it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts reveal the one thing all addictive food has in common
Experts have revealed how the most addictive foods share one quality - the same ratio between fat and carbs as human breast milk. Many of the foods have a 2g carbs to 1g fat ratio. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Festive Hot Drinks Loaded with Sugar & Calories Reveals Lack of Progress in Achieving Sugar Reduction Targets
Survey finds many high street coffee chains are failing to reduce the sugar in their festive milk and milk-alternative hot drinks despite the government's sugar reduction programme, with one festive hot beverage reported to contain equivalent of 23 teaspoons of sugar. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking milk does not appear to impact longevity
(Reuters Health) - People who consume lots of milk and cheese and yogurt may not necessarily live any longer than those who don't, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Festive hot drinks are loaded with sugar, new survey shows
Call for milk-based drinks to be in Soft Drink Industry Levy Related items fromOnMedica Children order fast food from schools, report shows WHO dietary fat guidance fails to consider crucial evidence Kids consume more than a year ’s sugar in six months Sweetened drinks greater risk for poor glycaemic control Sugary drinks linked to risk of overall and breast cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 3, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news