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How does milk become "lactose-free"?

26 Jul 2018

So you’re walking down the refrigerated section of the grocery store and you see all the milks lined up. You got the 3.5s, the 2s, and those watery skims. But then you see some different coloured...

Chemically How Does Milk Become Butter?

22 Sep 2017

Cows' milk, as well as that of most other mammals, is a complex mixture of proteins, fats, water, carbohydrates, minerals, hormones and various other molecules. Some of these components are soluble...

Milk Wars: Trump and Canada's dairy farmers

28 Apr 2017

Donald Trump recently attacked Canada’s dairy industry, calling our policies unfair. Milk supply in Canada, like poultry and eggs, is strictly regulated by supply management policies. By regulating...

Carnitine Controversy

20 Mar 2017

The strikes against meat keep piling up. This time it's a study implicating carnitine, a compound found in meat and dairy products, as a factor in heart disease. High cholesterol, hypertension,...

What is Lactose Intolerance?

20 Mar 2017

Gas, bloating, stomach pains...that’s what some people experience after drinking milk. And we’re not talking about an occasional problem; some seventy percent of the world’s population can’t handle...

The No-Dairy "Breast Cancer Prevention" Program

20 Mar 2017

Dr. Jane Plant has caused quite a stir with her book, “The No-Dairy Breast Cancer Prevention Program” in which she proposes a causal link between the consumption of dairy products and breast cancer...

Milk, Hormones and Cancer

20 Mar 2017

Hormones play a role in a number of cancers, particularly testicular, breast and prostate. Breast cancer risk increases with fewer pregnancies, early puberty and late menopause, probably due to...

Why is milk white and not green like grass?

20 Mar 2017

Questions about milk are always interesting because, after all, it is our first food. Milk is meant to be the only sustaining food during early life and therefore it must contain all the required...

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