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CNN Coverage Claims Milk and Soda Are More Hydrating Than Water—What?

CNN Coverage Claims Milk and Soda Are More Hydrating Than Water—What?

According to a 2016 hydration study featured by CNN last fall, water falls short when it comes to hydration. In fact, it’s number 10 on a list of 13 beverages—with skim milk, cola, and orange juice ranking as far superior in terms of hydration. Does this mean we...

Dairy-Free Chocolate: A Comprehensive Guide

Dairy-Free Chocolate: A Comprehensive Guide

Yes—chocolate is dairy-free. Well, true chocolate that is. Thanks to childhood memories of snacking on mass-marketed milk chocolate products specifically designed to ingrain and satiate America’s sugary palates, dairy and chocolate are synonymous in most of our minds....

Could Dairy Affect Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In Your Teenager?

Could Dairy Affect Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In Your Teenager?

Could chronic fatigue be exacerbated by cows’ milk? A new prospective study has identified a strong link. Conducted by the Chronic Fatigue Program at John Hopkins, the 2016 study, “Cow’s Milk Protein Intolerance in Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Fatigue...

What Is Inflammation? Causes, Treatments, and Foods to Avoid

What Is Inflammation? Causes, Treatments, and Foods to Avoid

Guest post by Rick Scott (#veganhockeyplayer) As athletes, we spend time regularly dealing with inflammation. This might take the form of an ice pack on a sore muscle or wearing compression clothing to enhance the recovery process. Inflammation comes with the...

An Interview With World Record-Holding Blade Runner Brian Reynolds

An Interview With World Record-Holding Blade Runner Brian Reynolds

Brian Reynolds runs a 3:03 marathon, a 1:17 half marathon, and a 16:49 5k. He's a dad, a dairy-free athlete, and also a double amputee. Case of meningococcemia at age four resulted in the loss of his legs, but that hasn't stopped him from earning the world record in...

Basic Bone and Major Muscle Strengthening Workout

Basic Bone and Major Muscle Strengthening Workout

Calcium isn’t the only factor when it comes to strong bones. Just like maintaining a certain level of fitness, both nutrition and exercise are needed to support long-term bone health—and prevent osteoporosis later in life. Put down that glass of milk (it’s not doing...

6 Tips to Maintain Strong Bones and Prevent Osteoporosis

6 Tips to Maintain Strong Bones and Prevent Osteoporosis

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 10 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis and another 44 million have been diagnosed with low bone density—or osteopenia—a precursor to osteoporosis. (1) Not coincidentally, the dairy industry has an iron grip on...

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 dairy-free cookbooks. Choose from any one of these essential dairy-free cookbooks, and...

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