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Milk and Health

Dairy consumption has been linked to many health issues ranging from acne to cancer and diabetes. Click on the menu items on the right to read more. All the studies and research mentioned in the separate health chapters are referenced in our report on health and dairy called White Lies. The report is free to download.

If you want an up-to-date overview in a very easy to read form, see our guide Why You Don't Need Dairy.

"It is the position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada that appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. 

Well-planned vegan and other types of vegetarian diets are appropriate for all stages of the life-cycle including during pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Vegetarian diets offer a number of nutritional benefits including lower levels of saturated fat, cholesterol, and animal protein as well as higher levels of carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, potassium, folate, antioxidants such as vitamins C and E, and phytochemicals."

Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: vegetarian diets.


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If you'd like a paper copy, please order it here.

If you'd like a paper copy, please order it here.


This report combines the findings of over 400 scientific papers from reputable peer-reviewed journals such as the British Medical Journal and the Lancet.

How to build healthy bones and what really matters in the prevention of osteoporosis.

This guide will provide you with all the theoretical and practical information on healthy bones you need.


A handy fact sheet summarising everything you need to know about calcium and your diet.