All milk contains naturally-occurring hormones. But, consumer perception is that the hormones in milk that has been treated with rBST is bad for your health. In reality, this is not true.Read More
In our recent “Journey”, Milk: From Cow to Carton, the D2D team explored the process and production of of milk. A few of our readers have questioned why milk needs to be pasteurized. They heard that raw milk has superior nutritional benefits and are curious–what happens during the heating process of pasteurization? We decided to dig deeper into the important role pasteurization plays in the production of milk.Read More
In our new series, “From Dirt-to-Dinner,” the D2D team will bring transparency to the production and processing of a specific food product. In our first journey, we are putting milk under the microscope. We will take you from the dairy farm to the processing plant to the grocery store.Read More
Milk is a perfect and easy vehicle for many important nutrients. It is high in calcium, protein, essential fatty acids, and vitamins A, E, D, B2 and B12! But, recent concerns pertaining to the lactose and/or saturated fat content has made milk somewhat of a controversial food group. We’ve done some digging and there is certainly a lot to consider. Before you toss the carton, you might want to consider the health benefits…Read More
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