To help you navigate both dairy and non-dairy milks, we have compared their nutrients and provided tips to help you make smart and healthy choices at the checkout line.
Dairy products have long been touted as the gold standard of calcium-rich foods; however, with more attention to food allergies, intolerances, and overall health, the calcium spotlight has moved on. Attention has been refocused on plant-based, calcium-containing foods, and also on the popular and growing group of non-dairy alternatives that in some cases can provide as much as 50% more calcium per serving than a glass of milk… yes, that’s right, more calcium than milk! Learn more.
There is a lot of controversy over calcium; how much do we need? What are the best food sources? What about Vitamin D? Many people also wonder if they get enough calcium during their Reboot. The answers to these questions are complex and still emerging, but this article helps break down the latest research and expert recommendations.
Problems digesting dairy products can occur at any age from birth to old age and cause a wide range of symptoms. Here is a run through on the different types of dairy allergies and intolerances. Lactose Intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products. Lactose intolerant individuals […]
Springtime is in full bloom here in the US which means beautiful blossoms but for many of us, dreaded seasonal allergies. These allergies often flare up with the change of season leaving you sneezing, coughing and feeling under the weather. Before you bust out another box of tissues or over the counter allergy medication, […]
If you’re seeking a wider variety of greens to juice, look no further! Dandelion Greens are in season and can be found at many local farmer’s markets or in your CSA/Farm Share box. A good source of calcium at 100 mg per cup dandelion greens are also rich in carotenes including lutein which has been […]
For those of us not raised on Asian-inspired meals, sea vegetables can seem like an odd source for nutrients. However, sea vegetables are loaded with minerals. They are also excellent sources of iodine, vitamin B6 and B12, and magnesium. Awesome right? Well, that’s not all (wow- I sound like an infomercial), sea vegetables contain the […]