Sneaky sources of hidden dairy

If you thought gluten is in everything, you’re right. But here’s the bad news – dairy is, too.

So, if you’re allergic to milk and its by-products, or merely intolerant, it’s wise to read the labels on all processed foods. But while it’s easy enough to determine that commercial rice pudding has milk, you might never suspect that canned tuna or processed chocolate...

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Allergy or intolerance – which is it?

Drinking milk can give your system fits, everything from gas to nausea to diarrhea. But that doesn’t mean you’re allergic to dairy.

While the symptoms may seem like a typical food allergy, nine times out of 10, it’s merely a sensitivity. You may think, ‘Easy for them to say,’ but there really is a scientific difference between an allergy and an intolerance.

True...

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Fat-free is fake (and unhealthy)

Here we go again. The latest food that was once considered verboten is now being touted as, well, not so bad. Welcome back, butter.

Researchers looked at 72 studies produced in recent years and found very little evidence that saturated fat is bad for you. Published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, scientists found that fats from animals raised in a healthy way – without antibiotics, artificial...

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