Tag Archives: Milk

Got milk? Not so much. Health Canada’s new food guide drops ‘milk and alternatives’ and favours plant-based protein

Drink water. Go light on the animal products. Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Fruit juice is liquid sugar, not fruit. Avoid processed foods. Limit booze. Canada’s new food guide is being praised for its simplicity, for doing away with confusing, “idiotic and ridiculous” recommended portions and serving sizes and for promoting a… Read More »

Miris Human Milk Analyzer Cleared by FDA to Measure Nutritional Content for Donor Milk

January 7th, 2019 Editors Medicine, News, Pediatrics Donor human milk is a standard of care in many maternity wards caring for preterm infants. While very effective, the nutritional content of donor milk is often subpar and requires targeted fortification. Miris, based in Uppsala, Sweden, won FDA clearance for its Human Milk Analyzer, a novel device used… Read More »

Milk Still Does a Body Good

We all remember those great milk mustache posters that told us, “Milk. It does a body good.” Over time, though, several studies have been conflicting if that’s true. Some studies have warned us that high-protein milk is high in fat and should be avoided, while others warn to stay clear of it completely. The latest… Read More »