UK Dairy

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...

6 Signs You Might Be Lactose Intolerant – And What To Do About It

Claudia Canavan | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Grabbing stomach pains and the sensation of nausea happen to us all from time-to-time. But when these feelings are no longer limited to being an after...

The Dishes When Nothing But Dairy Will Do

Polly Rayne | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Iced milk on crunchy granola, tangles of spaghetti in cheesy sauce, a dollop of yoghurt to tame a curry: there’s a lot of times when you need real d...

Digestive Discomfort After Dairy? Discover If You Might Be Lactose Intolerant

Polly Rayne | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Up to 15 per cent of the UK population is thought to be lactose intolerant* – suffering from an inability or reduced capability to digest lactose, a...

Reasons To Consume Dairy

Munjeeta Sohal | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Munjeeta Sohal

So I did some research and found myself sitting, highlighter in hand, staring at 55 pages of legislation with multiple browser windows in front of me, growing increasingly frustrated that what I was reading was, firstly, hugely open to individual's interpretation and, simultaneously, so full of inaccessible language that I needed explanatory notes to understand it.

RAW Bounty Bar Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

Step 1- Drain the cashew nuts and pop them into a food processor/blender along with the coconut cream, melted coconut oil, dessiccated coconut, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Allow to blend for 5-8 minutes on high until smooth. There will be some texture due to the coconut

Dermatologists Discuss Whether A Dairy-Free Diet Really Can Improve Your Skin

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s long been believed that a dairy-free diet could work wonders for skin and general health. Vogue editor Chloe Malle gave up dairy and claimed sh...

Raw Milk: Health Benefits And Safety Concerns Explained After 65 People Fall Ill In Cumbria

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Raw milk has made headlines after it emerged that 65 people had fallen ill in Cumbria, possibly due to drinking an unpasteurised milk product from a l...

Demand For Dairy Is Driving The Badger Cull

Elena Orde | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK
Elena Orde

The badger cull has clearly been a political tool to keep traditionally conservative-voting farmers and farming communities onside. The government have been keen to show that they are doing something to help, that they are taking a strong stance. In reality this is manifesting in violence and cruelty rather than addressing the root cause - modern farming methods.

How We Have Been Tricked Into Thinking Milk Is Good For Us

Elena Orde | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Orde

Historically cow's milk has enjoyed outstanding public relations, cleverly associating itself with fit athletes, strong bones and white-moustached seductively posturing celebrities. But if we weren't socialised into thinking that drinking dairy milk was desirable and acceptable, chances are we'd find it a pretty absurd notion.

Why Supermarkets Have a Duty to Provide Better Labelling for Milk

Jonty Whittleton | Posted 06.05.2017 | UK
Jonty Whittleton

Up to a fifth of dairy cows in the UK are kept indoors in factory farms all year round, never feeling the grass beneath their feet or the sun on their backs. In Denmark 85 per cent of farms were grazing cows on grass in 2001, but by 2010 this had reduced to just 35 per cent . In the US the majority of dairy farms are industrial-scale indoor systems which can house tens of thousands of cows.

Milk and Acne: Dairy Free Alternatives for Acne

Amy Saunders | Posted 06.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

If you suffer from acne, dairy is one of the worst triggers out there and could easily be disrupting your own hormone balance and making your acne worse. So today, I wanted to talk about the best dairy free milk alternatives to help you clear your acne.