Nutrition Myths

Tag - dairy

Ruminants

Ruminants are grazing mammals that have the ability to ferment grass and other forage in the stomach, before digestion, with the help of gut microbes.

Can you drink too much milk?

Can you drink too much milk?

We all have a different limit of how much milk and other dairy products we can have per day. This limit can be zero, if you have milk allergy, or 2 servings per day, if you are a men and want to avoid increasing the risk of developing prostate...

Milk allergy symptoms

Milk allergy symptoms and causes

Milk allergy, or dairy allergy, is an adverse immune response to the protein in cow’s milk, that mainly affects children. The symptoms depend on the amount of dairy consumed and the severity of the allergy and include vomiting, diarrhea, dermatitis...

Should adults avoid drinking milk if other animals don't drink it?

Can adults drink milk?

Should adults drink milk? Other adult mammals don’t drink milk mainly because of their incapacity of extracting it, due to the lack of physical and mental capacity and different evolutionary paths.

A2 Milk

A2 milk is obtained from the cows that produce a genetic variation of A1 beta-casein protein normally found in common milk. A2 milk's protein is called "A2 type beta casein" protein. The producers of A2 milk claim that its natural protein structure...

Lactase Persistence

Lactase persistence is the ability of adult humans to digest lactose. This ability has its origins in different parts of the world (which occurred through convergent evolution) such as Central and Northern Europe, West Africa, the Middle East and...