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Tag: milk

5 Shocking Secrets About Milk

The dairy industry starts marketing to us practically from birthβ€”kids are often exposed to its slick (and misleading) campaign materials at school. By the time we’re grown, we may think that we know milk wellβ€”but you might want to think twice before stopping at your supermarket’s dairy case.

Got the Flu? 2 Reasons to Put Down That Chicken Soup!

If your mom was like mine, she gave you the same home remedies when you came down with a cold or the flu: a warm blanket and a bowl of chicken soup. Mom is usually right, of course, but you might want to think twice about that chicken soup when you’re choosing flu-fighting foods.

Coke Invests in Milk Drinks

The world’s largest soft drink maker says it wants to create “an innovative portfolio of brands and products that feature the value-added nutrition of dairy.”

How healthy is milk?

One of the things I hear a lot from other vegans is “cow’s milk is for baby cows.” No matter what your ethical feelings about dairy might be, this does make sense, right? Just as human breast milk is made to help a baby double in size in its first year, cow’s milk is meant to help baby cows grow up fast by providing the nutrients that a calf needs to quickly put on weight and grow. So, how healthy is milk for humans? It’s questionable.