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7 Healthy Alternatives to Cow’s Milk

Cow’s milk is proven to lead to numerous health issues such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and various forms of cancer. The high saturated fat content can raise LDL cholesterol (the bad kind of cholesterol) and it can also cause digestive problems and persistent acne. After all, more than 60% of the world’s population has some degree of lactose intolerance. Milk …

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Plant-based calcium sources and why you don’t need milk for strong bones

I remember being told over and over as a kid that drinking milk gives you strong bones. I recall teachers handing out bottles of milk to every child as part of the school milk program, the practice of which still continues in schools around the world today. The “health” benefits of consuming cow’s milk are still heavily and widely promoted …

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How to get Vitamin B12 on a plant-based diet.

If you’ve been vegan for more than 5 minutes, you’ll already know that getting enough protein really does not need to be a chore on a plant-based diet, no matter the misguided info you might get from your meat-eating friends. I don’t know about you but I’ve never heard of anyone dying from a protein deficiency! Vegans really do not …