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If you’ve taken a look at labels of packaged foods lately, chances are you’ve seen “natural flavors” listed as an ingredient. We often think of the term “natural” as synonymous with health, but when it comes to natural flavors, this isn’t exactly the case. What exactly are natural flavor[...]
The holiday season is often centered around bringing people together over meals and as a result, it can be a stressful time for those with dietary restrictions. What will you be able to eat? Will the host be offended if you refuse to try the dish they prepared? How do you clearly and tactfully [...]
Whether you’re dairy-free or simply prefer milk alternatives, navigating the milk alternative aisle can be confusing and overwhelming. From almond milk to oat milk, soy milk, pea milk, and more, there is certainly no shortage of dairy-free options. But not all milk alternatives are created equa[...]
We all grew up being told that we need to drink milk in order to have strong bones, but is that really true? While milk and other dairy products are good sources of calcium, they are not the only places where we can find this important mineral. If you avoid dairy due to an allergy, intolerance,[...]
Food allergies affect a staggering 32 million Americans, and milk is one of the most prevalent allergies in both children and adults. While it is common for children to outgrow a milk allergy over time, this is not always the case. Other individuals may not be allergic to milk but are intole[...]