For the first time in more than a decade, the Canadian food guide has been updated – and the rewrite has been making waves for a number of reasons. The changes administered follows a 3-year consultation period, and immediately two things stand out. First, the new food guide encourages consumers
We’ve been told that a glass of milk is the only thing that can help ensure strong bones and teeth. While this is true due to its calcium content, dairy milk can have its downside. As a result, some individuals are unable to consume it, which raises the question: for
The Consumer Education Project of Milk SA shares that milk and dairy is a source of important nutrients that we need to survive, including calcium, vitamin A, vitamin B12, vitamin B2, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium and protein. The South African Department of Health’s daily dietary guidelines stipulate that we should
Most of us will experience severe sunburn somewhere along our lifetimes, although it is hardly ever intentional. Anyone who has ever ended a day at the beach with that fiery sensation – the one that seems to come from deep inside your skin – will know how painful and uncomfortable sunburn can be.
The start of the holiday season brings with it lazier, more indulgent days. Unfortunately, this relaxed attitude tends to spill over into our diets too. And even a short period of poor food choice, eating patterns and traveling long distance can wreak havoc on our gut health. There are some
Gone are the days where milk would conveniently arrive at your doorstep and come in a one size fits all option of full cream. Today, we are always presented with not only a large selection of sub-categories of standard milk, but a vast amount of substitute options as well. So fear
To contextualise the good in milk, which is what this column is going to be about, we need to spend some time understanding the bad things about milk. What’s Bad Milk? Bad milk, like bad beef, bad pork, bad lamb and bad chicken all comes from confinement farming where the