Choosing a Plant-based Milk Alternative

Written by UConn Dietetics Student Sydney Hodges Dairy can be classified as products from the milk of mammals.  This includes cow’s milk which is offered to us in a variety of fat levels (skim, 1%, 2%, whole (all cream included). The dairy aisle can be quite confusing because in the last twenty years or so, numerous […]

Milk and Dairy! Not Everyone Needs to Avoid Cow’s Milk!

Written by UConn Dietetics student Heather Phillips Humans began drinking milk products at least 6000 years ago1. Yet if you walk into the dairy isle at the grocery store you will see rows and rows of dairy alternatives. These alternatives made from foods such as oats, almonds, cashews, and soy claim to be healthier for […]