Dairy-Free News

With dairy consumption dropping in the US, new dietary guidelines on the horizon, and government-funded fast-food promotions to sell more dairy, the state of the dairy-free world is constantly in flux. We’re covering the latest news to keep you informed and to stay one step ahead.

Harvard Researchers Claim Cows’ Milk Is Unnecessary

How to Maintain Weight and Not Go Hungry on a Dairy-Free Diet

How to Maintain Weight and Not Go Hungry on a Dairy-Free Diet

Guest post by Rick Scott (#veganhockeyplayer)When I’m at the rink, people know that I’m a vegan hockey player and many approach to ask what I eat and drink while training and recovering. A couple of players–one male and one female–tried ditching dairy and eating...

How Natural Hormones In Dairy Affect Your Fertility

How Natural Hormones In Dairy Affect Your Fertility

The topic of hormones in our food is a hot button issue, and for good reason, as these ingested hormones can be deleterious to our health. However, dairy is often left out of this discussion when it should be the first food we examine. A research paper titled “The...

Fiona Oakes Has No Limits: An Interview With a Dairy-Free Ultra Runner

Fiona Oakes Has No Limits: An Interview With a Dairy-Free Ultra Runner

Fiona Oakes is the greatest runner you’ve never heard of. She’s a 4X world record holder in distance running, and she has completed some of the toughest endurance running challenges on earth including the formidable Marathon des Sables, the Antarctic Ice Marathon, and...

Nino Irgolic: the Unstoppable Dairy-Free Goalkeeper

Nino Irgolic: the Unstoppable Dairy-Free Goalkeeper

Many of the elite athletes that proudly represent Switch4Good have been dairy-free for years. For them, it’s easy to look back and say the transition was a breeze. But what about those still in transition? To gain some fresh perspective, we interviewed Nino Irgolic, a...

Here Comes the Sun…and Vitamin D

Here Comes the Sun…and Vitamin D

Guest post by Rick Scott (#veganhockeyplayer)It’s spring in all its magnificent splendor, which means it’s time to get outside to soak up all that vitamin D that you missed during the winter months. One of the downsides of my return to life as a hockey player instead...

NFL & Olympic Nutritionist: How Food Affects Athletic Performance

NFL & Olympic Nutritionist: How Food Affects Athletic Performance

If you look at the environments that professional teams have now for food, they’ve come to realize that nutrition is no joke. That is, if you want athletes: to lower injury risk, to improve musculature, to lower body fat levels so that their strength-to-weight ratio...

Chris Manderino on the Future of Football (It’s Dairy-Free!)

Chris Manderino on the Future of Football (It’s Dairy-Free!)

In just the past year, professional football players have begun to tackle the notion that one needs milk to grow big and strong. The mainstream media took hold of the trend in 2018 when 15 players on the Tennessee Titans team adopted Chef Charity Morgan’s vegan meal...

Dairy Study Targets Teens to Promote Milk Consumption

Dairy Study Targets Teens to Promote Milk Consumption

As a parent, you want the best for your children, and nutrition plays a significant role in their overall success. It is crucial to consume all the necessary macro and micronutrients as children blossom into adolescence, because a balanced diet not only contributes to...

Everything You Need to Know About a2 Milk

Everything You Need to Know About a2 Milk

What is a2 milk? A2 milk is milk from mother dairy cows that have been bred to not produce the A1 beta-casein protein—a form of the casein protein in milk. This type of cow’s milk exists because producers of a2 milk claim that this A1 protein causes stomach discomfort...

The Problem with Chocolate Milk

The Problem with Chocolate Milk

I remember a feeling of elation when the chocolate-milk-as-exercise-recovery news broke several years ago and happily guzzled the advice. I was a huge fan of organic dairy products—Vermont cow and goat yogurt and cheese especially—as part of my supposedly healthful...

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