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So What is Lactose Intolerance, Really?

Jeanette N. Keith M.D. | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeanette N. Keith M.D.

Lactose intolerance -- it's a term we hear used often, especially when discussed among issues like stomach aches and food intolerances such as Celiac disease. But what does it really mean? Who and how many of us are actually affected by it? And does it mean you need to eliminate any foods from your diet?

Dairy, Your Diet and Lactose Intolerance: What You Need To Know

Jean Ragalie | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Ragalie

It's the time of year again when people look for a quick fix and often turn to a fad diet that typically eliminates an entire food group in exchange for the promise of changing a person's appearance in a short period of time. In recent years, some of these fad diets have shared a common target: dairy.

MyPlate's Dairy Problem

Joe Satran | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Joe Satran

It turns out that, on a normal day, my stomach could answer "Got Milk?" with an emphatic "No." So I've found myself needing to incorporate extra milk and yogurt whenever possible.

On Snake And Tradition: Ginger 'Nian Gao'

Ken Leung | Posted 04.06.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

The traditional holiday dishes fare bountiful, with each representing either prosperity, wealth, health, longevity, or some other desirable outcome.

7 Healthier Recipes For Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 03.06.2013 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

In 2013, allow yourself your favorite comfort foods, but find healthier ways of eating them. Cooking these dishes for yourself is a start.

A Delicious Cranberry Cake Recipe

Ken Leung | Posted 02.20.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

With limited amount of time on hand, I used the seasonal cranberries for both flavors and color.

Milk Industry In 'Crisis'

Posted 12.11.2012 | Money

The milk industry is in crisis. Dairy farmers, milk processors and grocery chains are fretting as fewer and fewer Americans drink milk, the Wall S...

The Guest Who's Coming to Dinner - Maple-Walnut Cranberry Tart

Ken Leung | Posted 01.20.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

Maple Cranberry Tarts are easy to make, and the ingredients can be found in any supermarket, even if you have to drive to one on Thanksgiving eve.

The Village Technology Hub, From 'Venture: A Collection of True Microfinance Stories'

Julia Kurnia | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Julia Kurnia

Eliud Mathu is a young entrepreneur who created a multi-service technology boutique in a small village in the rugged mountains of Kenya's Rift Valley. He used a Zidisha loan of $536 to buy a computer and a scanner-printer for the boutique.

The Village Matriarch, From 'Venture: A Collection of True Microfinance Stories'

Julia Kurnia | Posted 12.25.2012 | Impact
Julia Kurnia

Serah Wanjiku Mukuria works at the Mugaa Village Secondary School, a rare rural high school nestled in the highlands of Kenya's Rift Valley, as a secretary (many people affectionately call her "Madam Secretary") and also takes care of her farm and animals.

WATCH: The Weirdest Cheese Ad We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.19.2012 | Home

We're at a loss for words of how to describe this new ad spot by France's Interprofessionnel de l'Économie Laitière, an organization that brings tog...

Nuts About It: Peanut Butter And Jelly Cake

Ken Leung | Posted 12.15.2012 | Taste
Ken Leung

With fall settling in for a stay, there's no shortage of good, local, fresh ingredients for creative baking, but I can't stop thinking of peanut butter, specifically Crunchy Peanut Butter Banana Pudding and now Peanut Butter & Jelly Cake.

Milk Pairings, Tea Pairings, Wine-and-Fritos Pairings: Pair, Pair Everywhere

Anneli Rufus | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

I met a sommelier who specializes in pairing fine wines with Pringles, Cool Ranch Doritos, KFC cole slaw, California rolls and pumpkin pie -- stuff you'd normally never associate with le vin. What other beverages match specific foods?

5 Healthy Make-Ahead Meals For The Workweek

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 11.12.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Here are some ideas for dishes you can make on Sunday that will last you the whole busy workweek ahead.

The Faithful Shopper: Gluten-Free Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days, gluten-free baked goods and pastas can't be distinguished from their wheat-based brethren. We've come a long way from the days of rice cakes and dried fake bread! Visit these bakeries, restaurants and shops and feast!

Governor Cuomo: Meet the Disturbing Reality of Dairy Farms

Jenny Brown | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green
Jenny Brown

Whether a dairy farm keeps fifty cows or five thousand, as long as animals are commodities, problems abound. To put a face on this, I'd like to introduce the governor to just one of the victims of a "small, local" dairy farm who now lives at our sanctuary.

Chilled Mint Yogurt Soup

Nik Sharma | Posted 09.25.2012 | Taste
Nik Sharma

With temperatures soaring this summer, I tend to move towards lighter and cooler menus. This is the perfect dish to cool you down on a hot and sweltering summer day.

Cheese Magazine To Mark Bittman: Don't Be A Weasel

culture magazine | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home
culture magazine

In last Saturday's New York Times, Mark Bittman tells the story of his heartburn, and how quitting dairy helped him lick a lifelong case of acid reflux.

Social Entrepreneur Creates Dairy Jobs Where No One Else Dares to Go

Suzanne Skees | Posted 09.11.2012 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

These days, Lokesh works in rural villages where life has stood still for centuries: no paved roads, no electrical wiring, and no plumbing. There are also no real jobs.

Cheese For The Lactose-Intolerant

Menuism | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Menuism

Milk and its relatives, like ice cream or cheese, have been known to aggravate a few tummies in their day. If dairy doesn't always agree with you, three possible reasons for the aggravation follow.

North Africans May Have Been Among The First To Eat Dairy

Posted 06.22.2012 | Home

Humans didn't always have the ability to digest milk products -- for thousands of years, lactose intolerance was the norm. New research suggests that ...

The Importance of Milk: You Can Easily Take It for Granted

Michael Zacka | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business
Michael Zacka

We will see surging demand for milk as emerging middle-class families in China, India, Vietnam, Kenya and elsewhere have the ability to improve their family diets -- and the way these emerging middle-class families will consume milk is different.

Nutrition Guidance: Facts About Opinions About Facts

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There is an intrinsic problem with measuring the quality of a system by how well it conforms to what you already believe. Such a system gets bonus points for agreeing with you -- even when you are wrong.

Mad Cow California: Stop Feeding Cows Chicken Manure

Michael Greger, M.D. | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home
Michael Greger, M.D.

Cattle remains are still fed to chickens and the poultry litter is fed back to cows. In this way, prions -- the infectious proteins that cause mad cow disease -- may continue to cycle back into cattle feed and complete the cow "cannibalism" circuit blamed for the spread of the disease.

Mad Cow California: Stop Weaning Calves on Cattle Blood

Michael Greger, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2012 | Home
Michael Greger, M.D.

Let's hope that the newly reported case of mad cow disease in a California dairy cow will renew interest in closing the loopholes in feed regulations that continue to allow the feeding of slaughterhouse waste, blood and manure to farm animals in the United States.