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Milking Cows In Ancient Times
2012-06-21 12:57:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com New evidence points to the existence of prehistoric dairies existing almost 7,000 years ago in the modern day Sahara Desert. British scientists said they have found proof of dairy processing or cooking in the form of microscopic dairy fats stained on clay pots from Libya dating back to the fifth millennium BC, according to a report published in Nature. “This suggests that the inception of dairying practices in North Africa and an early and...

2012-04-09 21:43:36

New research from the University of Illinois sheds light on the nutritional value of whey powder and whey permeate as a lactose source for pigs. "We wanted to determine the energy concentration and digestibility of phosphorus in whey powder, in conventional whey permeate, and in low-ash whey permeate because these values had not been determined," said Hans H. Stein, a U of I professor of animal sciences. Skim milk powder has been used to meet the requirement for lactose by weanling...

2012-02-07 08:00:00

Green Valley Organics, the only organic, certified humane, makers of lactose free yogurts, kefirs and sour cream, announces two new products available nationwide. Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 Green Valley Organics® has two new reasons for dairy lovers to enjoy their all natural, probiotic-packed lactose free products: Peach Yogurt made with juicy, organic peaches and Strawberry Pomegranate Acai Kefir, a smooth, creamy blend made with organic, antioxidant-rich fruits....

2011-08-03 00:00:30

Green Valley Organics Offers Back-to-School Lactose Free Recipes and Easy Tips for Busy Parents and Hungry Kids Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 With an estimated one in 10 children being lactose intolerant, back-to-school meals and snacks can put parents to the test. Recipes like Oven "Fried" Chicken Strips and Homemade Ranch Dipping Sauce, give kids and parents get an education in tasty, nutritious options that won't cause tummy aches. "Many parents may not recognize the symptoms...

2010-11-22 19:10:17

A sugar found in mouse breast milk promotes the generation of colitis in offspring, according to a study published online on November 22 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine (www.jem.org). Sugars in breast milk are essential for the development of the newborn immune system and the growth of beneficial commensal bacteria in the gut. But certain milk sugars in certain contexts could be bad news. A group led by Thierry Hennet at the University of Zurich found that newborn mice fostered by...

2010-09-21 05:05:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Valley Organics(TM) is the first line of lactose free yogurts and kefirs to be available nationwide, making it possible for millions of lactose intolerant Americans to enjoy the great taste and health benefits of real dairy without tummy troubles. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-06-15 08:49:00

CABOT, Vt., June 15/PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 50 million Americans suffer from lactose intolerance* - the inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in many milk products that often leads to painful stomach cramps, bloating and other discomfort. With so many people affected by lactose intolerance, and in recognition of June as National Dairy Month, the Farm Family owners of Cabot Creamery Cooperative are offering two free webinars to help lactose intolerance sufferers cope with the effects of...

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2010-02-25 07:51:56

Lactose intolerance is a real and important clinical syndrome, but quantifying its public health burden is challenging. An NIH Consensus Development panel was convened this week to assess the available evidence on lactose intolerance and health across the age spectrum and across racial and ethnic groups. The panel held a telebriefing to highlight their findings Feb. 24. Many individuals with diagnosed or perceived lactose intolerance avoid dairy products, which constitute a readily accessible...

2010-02-22 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ritter Pharmaceuticals (www.ritterpharmaceuticals.com), a company dedicated to helping individuals live a healthier and happier life style through improved digestion, announced today that it will join the leading lactose intolerance experts around the country at the NIH Consensus Development Conference for Lactose Intolerance and Health in Bethesda, Maryland from February 22-24. The event will discuss topics regarding lactose intolerance and will be...

2009-11-16 09:28:00

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Announced on November 06, 2009 by Mr. Mark Davis, the President and CEO of DAVISCO Foods International Inc., and the Board of MEGGLE Group of Wasserburg, Germany, represented by Drs Sil H. van der Ploeg, CEO, and Mr. Christian Sedlatschek, CFO, the companies are entering a long-term partnership for the production of pharmaceutical lactose in the United States. DAVISCO Foods is an international cheese and food ingredient company, founded in...