The long-simmering debate over whether organically grown food packs more nutritional punch than conventional has a new data point. In a new study published in the peer-reviewed PLOS-One, a research team led by Washington State University's Charles Benbrook found that organic milk delivers significantly healthier fats than its non-organic counterpart.
Is milk really that nutritious? More so than other foods? Do you ever wonder why milk is the one and only food we readily give our babies & children multiple times per day?
Whether you typically buy organic, the judges overwhelmingly agreed that Organic Valley is the eggnog you ought to add to your shopping cart. They were especially impressed by its consistency and nutmeg-forward flavor. "It's pretty darn good," said Albers. "I'm giving it some pretty high marks here."
While milk consumption continues to fall in the U.S., sales of organic milk are on the rise. And now organic milk accounts for about 4 percent of total fluid milk consumption.
Whole milk from organic dairies contains far more of some of the fatty acids that contribute to a healthy heart than conventional milk, scientists are reporting.
History, geography both played a part in making the state No. 1 in the nation for organic dairy farms.
Wipe that mustache off your face. With milk blamed for a growing list of health issues, we put the leading alternatives to the test.
With the holidays just around the corner, you’re probably thinking about all the delicious treats available this time of year. (Or maybe that’s just me?) In any case, these goodies—many of which are only available until January— will make for a decadent addition to your holiday season, whether you serve them to your guests, give them as gifts or indulge on your own. ‘Tis the season!
Organic Valley associate product manager and farmer Kristina Hemstead uses a rubber utter to teach fourth grade students at State Road Elementary school how to milk a cow. Hemstead made a presentation about vegetables, nutrition and healthy eating during her visit.