Bring Back the Fat in Dairy

Bring Back the Fat in Dairy

To limit saturated fat intake, the most recent edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans advises eating low-fat and non-fat versions of dairy foods. A growing body of scientific research suggests dairy fats can have positive effects on heart health and the risk...

A2 Milk Facts

What is A2 Milk? A2 milk is cow’s milk that contains only the A2 variant of beta-casein protein. In referring to A2 milk, we are talking only about the specific type of protein it contains, called beta casein, and nothing else (not fat or carbohydrates). According to...

Probiotic Guidelines, Then and Now

Earlier this month, the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) announced the publication of probiotic guidelines. This is not the first effort to develop probiotic guidelines. Those were developed in May of 2002, by a...

Milk for Ill and Pre-Term Infants

Human milk contains various constituents that stop infants from getting sick. Infants born very early or born with certain medical problems can benefit from compositional modifications to the milk they consume. Medically appropriate human milk modifications include...