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Science & Research

Study Finds Dairy (Not Soy) Skyrockets Breast Cancer Risk

Study Finds Dairy (Not Soy) Skyrockets Breast Cancer Risk

If you could reduce your relative risk of breast cancer, wouldn’t you do it? A new study claims that women who drink cows’ milk could increase their risk of developing breast cancer by up to 80 percent compared to women who drink soy milk. Unbiased by either soy or...

Harvard Researchers Claim Cows’ Milk Is Unnecessary

Harvard Researchers Claim Cows’ Milk Is Unnecessary

Most American adults, and even children, believe they should aim for three servings of dairy a day—thanks to the US Dietary Guidelines. From a young age we are taught to believe that by devoutly consuming dairy on the daily, we will be protected from brittle bones and...

The Harmful Side Effects of Whey Protein

The Harmful Side Effects of Whey Protein

True athleticism isn’t about being stronger or faster—it’s about longevity. Some shine bright and fizzle out quickly, while others can keep going for years. It’s not about how good you are in your prime, it’s about how long you can stay in your prime. Many...

Athletics & Performance

Ditching Dairy Can Alleviate Arthritis Pain

Ditching Dairy Can Alleviate Arthritis Pain

Guest post by Rick Scott (#veganhockeyplayer) The first time that I broke my wrist was in a 1983 on-ice collision when I was an 18-year-old hockey player. I broke my thumb near the same wrist a couple of years later in a bike race. When I broke the wrist again in 2007...

Plant-Based Diet and Longevity in Sport

Plant-Based Diet and Longevity in Sport

Guest post by Rick Scott (#veganhockeyplayer) While the Fountain of Youth remains a mythical spring of restoration for anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters, many aging athletes are extending their competitive careers by turning to the restorative powers of a...

Alternative Guides

17 Different Plant Milks You Need to Try

17 Different Plant Milks You Need to Try

How many plant milks are there? The answer is limitless! Personally, I opt for the store-bought varieties, but with a cheesecloth or a super nifty Almond Cow machine, you can transform literally anything into a delicious plant milk—from grains to seeds to nuts and...

10 Essential Dairy-Free Cookbooks

10 Essential Dairy-Free Cookbooks

Not everyone can “wing it” when it comes to mealtime, and that’s okay. With the ever-growing trend of dairy-free and plant-based eating, it can be intimidating when looking for a cookbook. Choose from any one of these essential dairy-free cookbooks, and you’ll be set...

Cheesy Chickpea Omelet with Veggie Scramble

Cheesy Chickpea Omelet with Veggie Scramble

Smoothies and oatmeal are great, but some mornings we crave variety. Enter this egg-free, dairy-free omelet. It's made with chickpea flour and black salt which gives it an eggy flavor—without the fat or cholesterol. The plant-based protein and veggie scramble side...

Maple Cinnamon Oil-Free Granola

Maple Cinnamon Oil-Free Granola

Granola is constantly touted as a health food, but it's a challenge to find one that's actually good for you. Store-bought granola and recipes alike typically contain high amounts of sugar and oil, making it more of a dessert than an acceptable addition to a...

Dairy-Free Buffalo Queso

Dairy-Free Buffalo Queso

Can't find a store-bought dairy-free cheese you like? Make your own. Made with simple ingredients you can find anywhere, this dairy-free queso comes together with just a quick blitz in the blender. Drizzle it over tacos, douse it over nachos, swap it with traditional...

Dairy-Free News

Dairy-Free in a Day: Toddlers and Kids

Dairy-Free in a Day: Toddlers and Kids

We all know young children can be picky, and feeding them a dairy-free diet may seem restrictive at first. However, there is immense variety in plant-based foods in terms of tastes, textures, and essential nutrients. Give your child a nutritional boost and expand...

Study Finds Dairy (Not Soy) Skyrockets Breast Cancer Risk

Study Finds Dairy (Not Soy) Skyrockets Breast Cancer Risk

If you could reduce your relative risk of breast cancer, wouldn’t you do it? A new study claims that women who drink cows’ milk could increase their risk of developing breast cancer by up to 80 percent compared to women who drink soy milk. Unbiased by either soy or...

Harvard Researchers Claim Cows’ Milk Is Unnecessary

Harvard Researchers Claim Cows’ Milk Is Unnecessary

Most American adults, and even children, believe they should aim for three servings of dairy a day—thanks to the US Dietary Guidelines. From a young age we are taught to believe that by devoutly consuming dairy on the daily, we will be protected from brittle bones and...

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