Dairy-Free Health

Lactose Intolerance Explained: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment

How to Avoid Vitamin B12 Deficiency on a Dairy-Free Diet

How to Avoid Vitamin B12 Deficiency on a Dairy-Free Diet

We know that a dairy-free diet provides plenty of protein, calcium, vitamin D, and an abundance of other nutrients, but what about vitamin B12? If you’re not taking a supplement or consuming fortified foods regularly, you’re probably B12 deficient. Don’t worry, you...

Take Back Your Power: Immune-Boosting FAQ

Take Back Your Power: Immune-Boosting FAQ

In light of the ongoing global health concerns, wellness is top of mind for people around the world. While one should never disregard their health, it is now more critical than ever to ensure we take care of ourselves and our loved ones. Our bodies are naturally...

6 Tips to Maintain Strong Bones and Prevent Osteoporosis

6 Tips to Maintain Strong Bones and Prevent Osteoporosis

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 10 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis and another 44 million have been diagnosed with low bone density—or osteopenia—a precursor to osteoporosis. (1) Not coincidentally, the dairy industry has an iron grip on...

6 Inflammation-Fighting Foods (Plus Meal Ideas)

6 Inflammation-Fighting Foods (Plus Meal Ideas)

Why do we feel sore after a workout? Inflammation. Acute inflammation is a natural response to an effective workout, and feeling a bit sore can be a sign that your body is healing itself. This temporary inflammation is nothing to worry about. Chronic inflammation,...

10 Essential Dairy-Free Cookbooks

10 Essential Dairy-Free Cookbooks

Not everyone can “wing it” when it comes to mealtime, and that’s okay. With the ever-growing trend of dairy-free and plant-based eating, it can be intimidating when looking for a cookbook. Choose from any one of these essential dairy-free cookbooks, and you’ll be set...

Here Comes the Sun…and Vitamin D

Here Comes the Sun…and Vitamin D

It’s spring in all its magnificent splendor, which means it’s time to get outside to soak up all that vitamin D that you missed during the winter months. One of the downsides of my return to life as a hockey player instead of as a cyclist is that by being a rink rat,...

Everything You Need to Know About a2 Milk

Everything You Need to Know About a2 Milk

What exactly is a2 Milk? A2 milk is milk from mother dairy cows that have been bred to not produce the A1 beta-casein protein, a form of the casein protein in milk. This type of cow’s milk exists because producers of a2 milk claim that this A1 protein causes stomach...

Top 10 Most Outrageous Milk Life Claims

Top 10 Most Outrageous Milk Life Claims

Milk Life, one of America’s largest dairy marketing organizations, is constantly churning out various statements to promote cow’s milk to the American public. While these claims are often supported by research studies, these assertions are highly flawed, and in many...