Dairy and Health

5 Tips to Fight Inflammation, Banish Bloat, and Feel Awesome in 2022

5 Tips to Fight Inflammation, Banish Bloat, and Feel Awesome in 2022

New Year's resolutions can often be an intimidating and lonely endeavor. They often involve sacrifice and doing things outside of your comfort zone. Instead of committing to something drastic or restrictive, we invite you to join our ever-growing dairy-free community....

Dairy Fat May Lower Risk of Heart Disease Says Flawed Swedish Study

Dairy Fat May Lower Risk of Heart Disease Says Flawed Swedish Study

On Sep 22, 2021, CNN published an article: People Who Eat More Dairy Fat Have Lower Risk of Heart Disease, Study Suggests. This click-bait title hooked us, and we scanned the article, waiting for the catch. As expected, the title is erroneously blown out of...

Essential Nutrients for a Healthy, Dairy-Free Diet

Essential Nutrients for a Healthy, Dairy-Free Diet

In recent years, an air of virtuosity has been associated with the plant-based and dairy-free diet. As such, marketers are capitalizing on the trend and using these labels to hype up products as health foods. It’s not an anomaly to find a bag of chips labeled...

Are All Dairy-Free Transition Foods Healthy?

Are All Dairy-Free Transition Foods Healthy?

Anything omnivores eat you can eat dairy-free. It’s a comfort to know that no sacrifice is required to go dairy-free, because there virtually is a quality non-dairy alternative for every dairy product imaginable. But are these familiar foods healthy in their...

Is Dairy-Free Healthy? The Science Behind Plant-Based Nutrition

Is Dairy-Free Healthy? The Science Behind Plant-Based Nutrition

What does healthy eating look like? If you just avoid dairy, have you set yourself up for a straight path to health? Yes and no. We live in a wonderful and simultaneously confusing time where consumers do not want for lack of dairy-free options. Virtually any craving...

6 Inflammation-Fighting Foods (Plus Easy Meal Ideas)

6 Inflammation-Fighting Foods (Plus Easy Meal Ideas)

Why do we feel sore after a workout? Inflammation. Acute inflammation is a natural response to an effective workout, and feeling a bit sore can be a sign that your body is healing itself. This temporary inflammation is nothing to worry about, and eating an abundance...

What Dairy-Free Milks Have the Most Protein?

What Dairy-Free Milks Have the Most Protein?

Cow’s milk is so often marketed for its protein content, and we don’t deny that it does contain an adequate amount—eight grams of protein per one-cup serving. That being said, cow’s milk is not an optimal source of protein due to the baggage it comes with: bovine...

Dairy Studies: What the Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

Dairy Studies: What the Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

Countless dairy studies have surfaced by the media and lobbying efforts that claim cow's milk benefits athletic performance and overall health unlike any other food or beverage. These headlines assure readers that dairy is the key to unlocking athletic potential or...

Study Finds Plant-Based Diets Protect Against Severe COVID-19 Symptoms

Study Finds Plant-Based Diets Protect Against Severe COVID-19 Symptoms

The first scientific study analyzing plant-based diets and COVID-19 symptom severity was just published on June 7, 2021 in the BMJ Journal for Nutrition, Prevention, and Health. Researchers from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Brigham & Women’s...

What Is Raw Milk? Benefits, Risks, and Alternatives to Raw Milk

What Is Raw Milk? Benefits, Risks, and Alternatives to Raw Milk

The work we have done at Switch4Good—coupled by a boom in plant-based milk options and the rapid inclusion of oat milk—has led nearly half of US consumers to curtail their cow’s milk consumption. The plant-based milk market in the US grew 27 percent between 2018 and...

Explore Our Blog

Dairy and the
Environment

Explore →

Dairy and
Food Justice

Explore →

Dairy and
Fitness

Explore →

EnglishSpanish

Pin It on Pinterest