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

The 411 on Cheese: Definition, Health Risks, and Alternatives

In the western world, cheese is everywhere. It’s ultra-processed and shaped into peelable, waxy sticks that are packed into lunchboxes; it’s powdered and packed into paper packets then stored in a certain iconic blue box, and it’s aged in basements to eventually be...

Study Finds Dairy (Not Soy) Skyrockets Breast Cancer Risk

If you could reduce your relative breast cancer risk, wouldn’t you do it? A new study claims that women who drink cow's milk could increase their risk of developing breast cancer by up to 80 percent compared to women who drink soy milk. Unbiased by either soy or dairy...

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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 Tips

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...

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