UK Dairy

Our Teens Are 'Ditching Dairy' - A Teenage Time Bomb Waiting to Happen?

Rick Miller | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rick Miller

Worryingly, the trend is greatest in our young generation of 16-24 year olds who are shunning dairy at the fastest rate, despite needing it the most during their strong bone-forming years to prevent health issues such as osteoporosis or thinning bones later in life.

Why Go Dairy-Free?

Rhiannon Lambert | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Lambert

With people becoming more and more aware of the environment, we're seeing a rise in dairy-free diets, as well as vegetarian and vegan diets. There's also a case of many people just wanting to try new options- new research shows that 31m people in the UK are keen to drop dairy from their diet, but only 12% of people actually attempt to switch to a dairy-free diet

Back To School Basics For A Better Lunchbox

Rick Miller | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Parents
Rick Miller

The old tricks are the best! Making shapes out of sandwiches, presenting fruit in small colourful containers, adding a fun curly straw to drink their milk with - it all helps to make sure they actually eat everything. After all, children don't get any nutritional benefit from food that never leaves the lunchbox.

The Public's Support Spurs Farmers On

Meurig Raymond | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK
Meurig Raymond

Having grown up on a farm in a productive farming area of south west Wales, it's unsurprising to most that TV wasn't a big part of my life. But nowada...

Summer Health Trends - Fashionable Fads Or Sustainable Solutions?

Rick Miller | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rick Miller

We're all used to it by now; when the summer arrives, so do the fashionable diets that claim to completely transform our bodies in a few short weeks. They take over our news feeds, magazine racks and even the supermarket aisles. But is there some truth in the latest summer health trends?

We Are Entering The Post-Milk Era: Why The ASA Ruling Shows We Are Moving Past Dairy

Zephie Begolo | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK
Zephie Begolo

It is no wonder people are starting to move away from dairy in their droves. It shows that we are becoming more conscious and more compassionate as a society when it comes to our food. The ASA decision confirmed this and will help consumers make healthier, kinder choices as we enter the post-milk era.

Why It’s Time For Women To Get On The Protein Hype

Claudia Canavan | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You probably associate ‘protein’ with weird powders that claim to taste like ‘cookies and cream’ and come in tubs bigger than your head. But, ...

Are We Becoming A Free-From Nation?

Rick Miller | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rick Miller

Do you remember when the free-from section in the supermarket consisted of an odd-looking packet of biscuits that disintegrated in a cup of tea and a sad looking loaf of bread that tasted like cardboard? These products were produced for those with diagnosed allergies and intolerances and would be marked with 'approved' or 'certified' stamps to help consumers avoid making a potentially dangerous mistake when choosing a product.

Fermented Dairy Drinks To Get Your Gut In A Good Place This Morning

Claudia Canavan | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You know the drill. Sunday fear becomes Monday blues becomes a slow start to another week that you’re not really feeling. If that’s a cycle you w...

What Can We Learn From The Diets Of Elite Athletes?

Rick Miller | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rick Miller

People often ask me what we can learn from these phenomenal people. Is there anything we can do to enhance our own performance from following their lead?

Five Milk Myths Busted

Lise Larsen | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lise Larsen

As milk-drinkers everywhere raise a glass this World Milk Day, I'll explore the most prevalent myths that still persist around the consumption of milk, and try to separate the fact from the fiction:

Lifting The Lid On The Latest Food Myths

Rick Miller | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rick Miller

Myth-busting and uncovering the truth about food is part of a day's work for a dietitian. From the latest celebrity diet, to the supposed miracle approaches of the latest nutritional 'guru'; some myths are easily explained, others more insidious and seem to return like a nasty bout of flu circulating.

Google Grass: Why The Future Of Dairy May Begin With Cows In Headsets

Chris Brauer | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Tech
Chris Brauer

As we chart the history of nutrition over the decades it's clear that the cultural, societal and technological trends of the time have a huge impact on our perceptions about food. As a longstanding staple in our diet, dairy has been caught up in this and over the years it has been both lauded and demonised.

A Smarter Way To Feed Our Children?

Rick Miller | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Parents
Rick Miller

As dietitians we see many children who are seemingly 'overfed' yet simply 'malnourished'. Getting the balance of nutrients right for both ourselves and our children from their early years will avoid having to try and fix the problem later.

8 Perfectly Valid Reasons To Eat More Cheese

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Cheese is utterly delicious, but sadly it’s got a bad rap. According to the British Heart Foundation, there are concerns that eating too much of it ...

Milk And Dairy-Free Alternatives: Experts Reveal Which Varieties Are Best To Drink

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Cow’s milk is declining in popularity, giving rise to a number of plant-based alternatives. But are they good for health? Just this week, a leading ...

Warning Over Dairy-Free Diets As Charity Claims They Damage Health In Later Life

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve ditched cow’s milk you could be damaging your health. That’s according to the National Osteoporosis Society (NOS), which has warned yo...

The Real Reason Why Young People Are Going Off Milk Is Because It's Gross

Dominika Piasecka | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dominika Piasecka

Almost half of young people think they have a milk allergy. Yes, you can say it's a trend and yes, you can say it's largely for health reasons but what if the real reason why milk sales are plummeting was because people are realising it's gross?

Food-Obsessed Bloggers Took Up A Lactose Free Challenge. Here’s What Happened

Claudia Canavan | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Milk, yoghurt, cheese, buttery spreads: everyday fridge essentials we don’t pay too much attention to. In the midweek supermarket dash, pausing to r...

The UK’s Most Delicious Food Bloggers On What Happened When They Went Lactose Free

Claudia Canavan | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Self-optimisation is a hot topic. Yoga for your mind, spin class for your body, enhanced sleep for your creativity; we’re all seeing what changes we...

10 Things People Who Are Lactose Intolerant Know To Be True

The Huffington Post | Claudia Canavan | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Food intolerances are hard. While the rest of the world parties on with the deliciously illicit banned treat that tastes good but makes you feel bad, ...

How to DIY 2017’s Biggest Food Trends

The Huffington Post | Claudia Canavan | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Food is the new fashion. From our Instagram scrolling (there are over 200M posts with #food), to our viewing habits (the average British person spends...

Cheese Fans Rejoice! Your Favourite Snack May Not Be Bad For Cholesterol After All

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you love nothing more than chowing down on a hunk of cheddar after dinner, we’ve got some good news for you. People who eat a lot of cheese do no...

5 Great Things You Didn’t Know Milk Could Do

Claudia Canavan | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In case you’ve been chilling under a boulder for the past few years, you’ll know we’ve had an explosion in the popularity of plant-based milk al...

7 Dairy Intolerance Myths You Probably Believe – But Shouldn’t

Claudia Canavan | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ever since talk around food intolerances stepped into the mainstream, advice on what some of us should be cutting out to reach peak health has abounde...