Science & Research

The dairy industry often uses research studies to self-promote, but few realize these studies are often industry-funded and manipulated to favor cows’ milk. Conversely, research from independent organizations and universities are finding that dairy does not do a body good. When you really look at the science, dairy just doesn’t make sense.

Study Finds Dairy (Not Soy) Skyrockets Breast Cancer Risk

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...

Dairy and Increased Risk of MS

Dairy and Increased Risk of MS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects nearly one million people in the United States alone. While it may not touch everyone’s life, it can be devastating for both the diagnosed and their families. Identified as an autoimmune condition, MS is a progressive disease in which...

Does Dairy Build Muscle Post-Workout?

Does Dairy Build Muscle Post-Workout?

Lifestyle and niche interest blogs are fun to read (who doesn’t love a good listicle), but they shouldn’t inform your nutrition. An article featured in Women’sRunning.com suggested cottage cheese as an optimal post-workout snack—based on a study with shaky findings...

Raising Dairy-Free Babies: Breastfeeding, Formula, and Solid Food

Raising Dairy-Free Babies: Breastfeeding, Formula, and Solid Food

At Switch4Good, we’ve received quite a few messages from new moms. Having a little one comes with so many questions, and it’s understandably scary to traverse something so monumental like raising a dairy-free infant or toddler. We want to reassure you that your child...

How to Avoid Vitamin B12 Deficiency on a Plant-Based Diet

How to Avoid Vitamin B12 Deficiency on a Plant-Based Diet

We know that a plant-based diet provides plenty of protein, calcium, vitamin D, and an abundance of other nutrients, but what about vitamin B12? If you’re not taking a supplement or consuming fortified foods regularly, you’re probably suffering from a B12 deficiency....

Cow’s Milk, Growing Kids, and Childhood Obesity

Cow’s Milk, Growing Kids, and Childhood Obesity

The strong emergence and rapid consumer acceptance of plant milk (and choosing it over cow's milk) has left the dairy industry scrambling to win back its former loyal audience. As sales of plant milk creep up to 14 percent of the total retail milk market, the dairy...

How Dairy Affects Children’s Health

How Dairy Affects Children’s Health

Cows’ milk and other dairy products are linked to a wide range of health problems and diseases—many starting at an early age. While dairy is promoted as being natural, wholesome, and healthy—it is none of these things. Children do not need milk to grow into healthy...

New Study Reveals Scientific Approach to Plant-Based Diet Change

New Study Reveals Scientific Approach to Plant-Based Diet Change

What drives you? Whether it’s a fitness goal or a diet change, we all connect with a personal motivation, or “why,” that lights our fire to take action and make a change. At Switch4Good, our goal is to help you to find your “why.” It’s our job to equip you with all...

Take Back Your Power: Immune-Boosting FAQ

Take Back Your Power: Immune-Boosting FAQ

In light of the ongoing global health concerns, wellness is top of mind for people around the world. While one should never disregard their health, it is now more critical than ever to ensure we take care of ourselves and our loved ones. Our bodies are naturally...

Another Dairy-Funded Study Sends Mixed Messages to Athletes

Another Dairy-Funded Study Sends Mixed Messages to Athletes

A new study partially funded by the National Dairy Council of Ireland has attempted to contribute to the growing body of susceptible evidence that dairy promotes athletic recovery. Similar to pro-dairy research in the past, cows’ milk is given an advantage based on...

New Study Links Milk Proteins with Onset of Diabetes

New Study Links Milk Proteins with Onset of Diabetes

Diabetes touches us all. If you personally do not struggle with the disease, chances are you know someone who has been diagnosed as a type 1, type 2, or even prediabetic. In fact, according to International Diabetes Federation, it is estimated that someone will die...

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