Milk Means More Blog

Blog

The DASH Diet Includes Dairy for Heart Health

Cardiovascular disease – including heart disease, stroke, and hypertension, or high blood pressure – continues to be the leading cause of death in men AND women in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease control and Prevention, cardiovascular disease costs the United States over $300 billion each year in health care expenses.

Due to these alarming statistics, February has [...]

10 Lactose Intolerance Myths Busted

Misconceptions regarding lactose intolerance can result in elimination of dairy products from the diet, potentially leading to nutrient shortfalls and risk of adverse health outcomes. Dispelling lactose intolerance myths can help avoid these negative consequences.

MYTH #1 Lactose intolerance and milk allergy are the same.

FACT: Not true. Lactose intolerance refers to gastrointestinal symptoms following consumption of lactose (the sugar naturally found [...]

Fitness Frenzy – Nutrition Plays a Factor, Too

Are you among the millions of Americans whose New Year’s resolution is to exercise more? Perhaps you signed up for a Zumba or Bikram yoga class, or are adding resistance training or high intensity interval work to your treadmill routine. Good! As a registered dietitian I love hearing that people are making lifestyle changes to improve their health. However, if [...]

Nutrition for Two: Be Sure to Get Your Daily Dairy Dose

As a registered dietitian and a first-time mom-to-be, I definitely understand the importance of proper nutrition during pregnancy, and I can honestly tell you that what I’ve consumed during the last nine months has never felt so important. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve indulged on a sweet treat when the craving struck, in fact I think the local ice cream [...]