milk

Dairy study shows how much better grass-fed milk really is
Dairy study shows how much better grass-fed milk really is (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian dairy cows are among the world’s best producers of milk rich in good fatty acids simply because they graze in paddocks, says the head of organics research at Southern Cross University. Professor Carlo Leifert was co-author of an international ... Read More »

Babies fed soy-based formula have changes in reproductive system tissues
Babies fed soy-based formula have changes in reproductive system tissues (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Infants who consumed soy-based formula as newborns had differences in some reproductive-system cells and tissues, compared to those who used cow-milk formula or were breastfed, according to a new study. The researchers say the differences, measured in the months after ... Read More »

Infant milk formula does not reduce risk of eczema and allergies
Infant milk formula does not reduce risk of eczema and allergies (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A type of baby formula does not reduce allergy risk – despite previous claims to the contrary – according to research led by Imperial College London. The study, published in The BMJ, reviewed data from 37 different trials into hydrolysed ... Read More »

Formula frenzy sparked by unethical marketing
Formula frenzy sparked by unethical marketing (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The recent baby formula shortage in Australia highlights the unethical marketing practices of infant formula manufacturers across the world, according to an infant feeding expert from Western Sydney University. Dr Karleen Gribble, from the School of Nursing and Midwifery, researches ... Read More »

Digestive brilliance of breast milk unravelled
Digestive brilliance of breast milk unravelled (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Scientists have discovered that human breast milk forms into highly organised structures during digestion in the body. The study by researchers from the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) at Monash University has been published in the journal Angewandte Chemie. ... Read More »

Banning Chocolate Milk in School Cafeterias Decreases Sales and Increases Waste
Banning Chocolate Milk in School Cafeterias Decreases Sales and Increases Waste (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For many children eating school lunch, chocolate milk is a favorite choice. What would happen if chocolate milk were banned from school cafeterias? “Students take 10% less milk, waste 29% more and may even stop eating school meals,” says Andrew ... Read More »

Healthy banana smoothie
Healthy banana smoothie (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Recipe for healthy banana smoothies that make a great calcium rich drink or snack for kids. Number of servings: Makes 2 kids serves or 1 adult serve Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: None Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: Toddlers and older children. To ... Read More »

GP Q/A – Is my baby eating enough?
GP Q/A – Is my baby eating enough? (8 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

Reader’s question:  Hi there Dr Joe, My 18 month old does not eat much. For breakfast he may only have three bites of a banana or Vegemite sandwich. For lunch he may only have one half of a small avocado, ... Read More »

GP Q/A: Why does my baby have green poo?
GP Q/A: Why does my baby have green poo? (6 votes, average: 4.83 out of 5)

Reader’s question: Hello Dr. Joe, My son is 6 weeks old and I’m breastfeeding him. I don’t always have masses of milk and I’ve noticed his poo is greener recently. Other mums and some websites say that means he’s undernourished. ... Read More »

Skimmed/semi-skimmed milk does not curb excess toddler weight gain
Skimmed/semi-skimmed milk does not curb excess toddler weight gain (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Switching to skimmed milk in a bid to curb excess toddler weight gain doesn’t seem to work, indicates research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association recommend that ... Read More »

 
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