Dairy-Free Education

Welcome to the Switch4Good Blog! Bookmark this page as your go-to resource for science-backed articles and interest pieces. From breaking down dairy studies to covering recent industry news, you can rely on these articles to provide both insight and solutions to bring your nutrition game up a notch.

Dairy-Free Health

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,...

Dairy-Free Performance

Inflammation Hurts More Than Just Athletic Performance

Inflammation Hurts More Than Just Athletic Performance

Guest post by Rick Scott (#veganhockeyplayer) As athletes, we spend time regularly dealing with inflammation. This might take the form of an ice pack on a sore muscle or wearing compression clothing to enhance the recovery process. Inflammation comes with the...

Basic Bone and Major Muscle Strengthening Workout

Basic Bone and Major Muscle Strengthening Workout

Calcium isn’t the only factor when it comes to strong bones. Just like maintaining a certain level of fitness, both nutrition and exercise are needed to support long-term bone health—and prevent osteoporosis later in life. Put down that glass of milk (it’s not doing...

Nino Irgolic: the Unstoppable Dairy-Free Goalkeeper

Nino Irgolic: the Unstoppable Dairy-Free Goalkeeper

May 7, 2019Many of the elite athletes that proudly represent Switch4Good have been dairy-free for years. For them, it’s easy to look back and say the transition was a breeze. But what about those still in transition? To gain some fresh perspective, we interviewed Nino...

Research Studies

Cows’ Milk, Growing Kids, and Childhood Obesity

Cows’ Milk, Growing Kids, and Childhood Obesity

The strong emergence and rapid consumer acceptance of plant milk has left the dairy industry scrambling to win back its former loyal audience. As sales of plant milk creep up to 14 percent of the total retail milk market, the dairy industry has doubled down on old...

How Dairy Affects Children’s Health

How Dairy Affects Children’s Health

Cows’ milk and other dairy products are linked to a wide range of health problems and diseases—many starting at an early age. While dairy is promoted as being natural, wholesome, and healthy—it is none of these things. Children do not need milk to grow into healthy...