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No Need to Avoid Dairy When You’re Sick

18 Aug 2023

 This article was first published in The Skeptical Inquirer.

Should you add milk to tea, or tea to milk?

13 Jan 2023

Everyone seems to have an opinion on making the best cup of tea.

Putting Up with the Farts: A Story of Our Ancestors and the Animal Milk They Loved

26 Aug 2022

Flatulence has been immortalized in this children’s song: “Beans, beans, the musical fruit / The more you eat, the more you toot.” The same can be said of milk for those of us with lactose...

A Possible Link Between Milk and Breast Cancer is Not Udder Nonsense

28 Feb 2020

Trying to milk the scientific literature for evidence of a link between dairy consumption and breast cancer can drive one crazy. Is milk protective against this dreaded disease or does it cause it?...

The Right Chemistry: Is Cockroach Milk a Real Superfood?

9 Nov 2018

Video of Dr. Joe Schwarcz: Is "cockroach milk" a real superfood?

Is Ghee Healthier Than Normal Butter?

13 Sep 2018

Ghee can be found in the international section of most grocery stores, and clarified butter on the pages of many culinary magazines, but what are these fats, and how do they differ from normal...

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...


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