Wondering when it’s safe to give cow’s milk to your baby? Pediatrician Kimberly Churbock, MD, answers this question from our series, The Short Answer.
Sour cream? Nope. Bleu cheese? Nope. If you’re avoiding dairy, we’ve compiled all of the ingredients that don’t belong in foods on your grocery list.
Research suggests that whole milk may help prevent diabetes, and skim milk is under fire. Is it time to switch from whole milk to skim? Not necessarily. But there is one kind of milk you should always choose.
Milk is good for bones, but what if your child won’t drink it – or can’t due to lactose intolerance? Learn how to make sure your child gets enough calcium and builds strong bones, milk or no milk.
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Ah, drinking coffee. Truly one of life’s simple pleasures. But I have some big questions to ask you: Do you add cream or sweetener or do you take it black? Some milks and sweeteners add unnecessary fat and calories that aren’t helping your waistline. If you do like to dress your coffee up, here are … Read More
There’s no use crying over spilled milk. But, with the proper planning, you can prevent wasting any breast milk you’ve pumped to nourish your little one. How long is it good? What containers should I store it in? What’s the best way to thaw it? We’ve got all of your questions covered. [Tweet “How to … Read More
Cow’s milk, your decades of fridge domination have ended. You’ve got to make room for alternative milks made from almonds, soy, rice, coconut and hemp. Below, our wellness dietitian analyzes six popular milk options. Find out how they stack up against each other and get tips on how to use them.