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

Largest Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Links Dairy and Disease

Largest Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Links Dairy and Disease

More than 30 years ago, Dr. T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell University, in partnership with researchers at Oxford University and the Chinese Government, embarked upon one of the most comprehensive studies of nutrition and health ever conducted. Known as the...

The Link Between Dairy and Prostate Cancer Is Too Significant to Ignore

The Link Between Dairy and Prostate Cancer Is Too Significant to Ignore

Health advice is changing all the time—often in direct contradiction of itself. Carbs are bad, fat is good, sugar is the culprit, [insert food here] will give you cancer. Given this informational turmoil, it is wise to be cautious of the latest warning—even when based...

New Dairy-Funded Chocolate Milk Study Targets Teen Athletes

New Dairy-Funded Chocolate Milk Study Targets Teen Athletes

Ever-targeting a new generation of consumers, the dairy industry funded and released a new study in February 2019 in an attempt to support the misguided campaign, “Built With Chocolate Milk.” Titled, “Chocolate Milk Versus Carbohydrate Supplements In Adolescent...

Soy Versus Skim: How the Dairy Industry Twists Results to Market Milk

Soy Versus Skim: How the Dairy Industry Twists Results to Market Milk

In science we trust—to a certain degree. Many of our daily habits and decisions are swayed by science—everything from what we eat to how we train is based on trusted scientific evidence and research studies. However, this seemingly objective field of study is not...

New Dairy Study Attempts to Disrupt Link Between Dairy and Mortality

New Dairy Study Attempts to Disrupt Link Between Dairy and Mortality

Let’s talk about mortality. It isn’t a fun topic to broach, but it is one that many of us are faced with all too soon—because of our lifestyle. Western populations in particular are plagued with heart disease, stroke, and cancer, which may be prevented or at least...

Dairy-Funded Study Claims Yogurt Fights Inflammation

Dairy-Funded Study Claims Yogurt Fights Inflammation

In an article titled, “Could Eating Yogurt Reduce Inflammation,” Medical News Today covered a study funded by the National Dairy Council that found dairy yogurt to reduce inflammatory markers. Judging by the funders alone, we had to take a deeper look to assess the...

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...

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...

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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