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Artificially Sweetened Chocolate Milk in Schools: Why I'm Concerned

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 04.28.2013 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Given that the dairy industry is also asking for changes with respect to seventeen other products, one wonders if it's not using the appealing image of "school children drinking wholesome, lower calorie milk" as a Trojan horse to quietly overhaul the labeling of the entire dairy aisle.


Posted 02.25.2013 | Comedy

Well, we suppose this is better than wasting time on SnapChat or Game Boy or whatever electronic gadget the kids are fooling with these days. YouTu...

The Lowdown on Lactose Intolerance: 10 Need-to-Knows

Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living

There once was a time when all the milk you needed was provided daily at breakfast or suppertime, but times have changed and, as a busy adult, so have...

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.

John Celock

Republicans In Two State Legislatures Vote Against Subsidized Lunch And Milk Programs | John Celock | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

Republicans in the North Dakota and Vermont state Legislatures on Tuesday voted against subsidizing lunch or milk for school children. The North Da...

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.

Easy Homemade Yogurt With Bananas Foster

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 03.30.2013 | Taste
Kathy Carter Woods

I'd been wanting to make homemade yogurt for years. After much trial and error, I finally figured it out and found the perfect recipe for me: a small batch of unsweetened yogurt.

Teacher Canned In Mexico For Showing 'Milk'

Latino Rebels | Posted 01.15.2013 | Latino Voices

With all that was happening in December, here is one story we just missed, but after we received a petition that is now going viral on the ...

Who Grows Our Food: Clovercrest Farm's Steve Morrison

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.09.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Organic is how Morrison eats. "When I was growing up, my mother produced all the vegetables we ever ate. She put a lot of food by for the winter, canning and freezing." He and his wife Sonja keep that tradition alive for themselves and Morrison's three daughters. "We don't have much occasion to eat food that isn't organic."

Deal Prevents Spike In Milk Prices

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A potential doubling of milk prices will be averted as part of the compromise that White House and congressional bargainers reached on w...

'There Is Absolutely No Excuse For Inaction'

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - An influential Democratic senator on Friday called for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to vote on ...

Milk's About To Cost $6 A Gallon

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 12.18.2012 | Money

MILWAUKEE -- As the nation inches toward the economic "fiscal cliff," anxiety is growing in farm country about an obscure tangent of the Washington po...

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...

25 Great Movies for Our 'Historically Illiterate' Children

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.

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?

Leading Out Loud: How Teaching Leads to Learning

Red Room | Posted 10.12.2012 | Education
Red Room

Like many educators at back to school time, I take time to reflect on my teaching in the previous academic year. Of the many courses I taught last year, one stands out, perhaps not so much for what I taught my students, but rather for what they taught me.

The Most Fattening Food In America, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Oz, Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author shared the most fattening food in America when he joined me on Mondays With Marlo. He al...

National Physicians Group Pushes Petition To Ban Milk In School Lunches

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.27.2012 | Education

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a national vegan and physician group based out of D.C., has filed a petition with the U.S. Departme...

First Nighter: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Other Bold-Face Names Fight for Same-Sex Marriage in Dustin Lance Black's Docu-Drama "8"

David Finkle | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

8 may strike some as preaching to the choir. The truth is, it isn't. There's simply no possible substantiation for the opposite view.

Tanker Spills 5,000 Gallons Of Milk

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.15.2012 | DC

A tanker did not spill 50,000 gallons of milk onto a Maryland roadway on Friday afternoon, as was originally reported by one media outlet. It was o...

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.

Small Dairies Go Under As Milk Prices Sink Again

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 05.23.2012 | Home

PLAINFIELD, Vt. -- The MacLaren brothers are third-generation dairy farmers, but they will likely be the last in their family. After working all thei...

Mother's Day: Celebrating the Universal Maternal Divine

Donna Henes | Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

This Mother's Day, let us toast our universal Maternal Creatrix, our mutual Mother Earth, our biological mothers, and our own mothering impulses with the nurturing milk of human kindness.

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.