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Tilly’s Story

Tilly’s Story

Everyone on the farm loved Tilly. I still remember being introduced to her; the farmer and his family couldn't wait for me to meet her. She was the oldest cow in the herd and had rightly earned her place as the head of it. Not only that, but she was 'top cow—' the cow...

Dairy-Free (And Other Diets) Explained

Dairy-Free (And Other Diets) Explained

What does it mean to be dairy-free? How is dairy-free different from plant-based, and is that the same as being vegan? Where do vegetarians fit in? Can you be vegan and paleo at the same time? There are so many labels to define our diets, and the terminology can be a...

Her Baby

Her Baby

He remembers those first few hours. Nestled in the soft hay with His mother, Her rough tongue cleaning Him. It was quiet. It was warm. It was comforting. It didn’t last. It’s been a few weeks now, and His memory of His mother is just that—a memory. Everything else...

False Health Claims by Dairy Industry Exposed in New Report

False Health Claims by Dairy Industry Exposed in New Report

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- An extensive scientific report revealing the truth behind false claims made by the dairy industry has now been downloaded more than 3,000 times. It was authored by nearly a dozen medical and athletic performance professionals...

Her Story

Her Story

She is sleepy. So, so sleepy. It is sweltering hot, and there is no air conditioning and no fan to cool Her off. She feels Herself going in and out of consciousness, and she is in pain—wild, intense pain that she is no stranger to. She is giving birth and probably has...

8 Things You Don’t Know About Dairy

8 Things You Don’t Know About Dairy

Even as an Integrative Physician in my 40s, I love competitive sports and being physically active. I’ve competed in soccer, tennis, cross-country, sand volleyball, and basketball, and I regularly practice ashtanga yoga and rock climbing. Being this physically active...

Our Climate Commitment

Our Climate Commitment

Rapid climate change is a global phenomenon caused by the burning of fossil fuels, deforestation, animal agriculture, and other human activities. The causes and effects of climate change are global in extent and impact all aspects of our lives—including economic,...

Milk and Osteoporosis: The Calcium Myth

Milk and Osteoporosis: The Calcium Myth

In 2009, I was part of a UCLA study of cyclists and triathletes that looked at how endurance exercise impacted bone density, testosterone, and the production of inflammatory cytokines produced during long, frequent periods of exercise. Some of my cycling teammates...

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