March 2017

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Almond Milk vs Cow Milk vs 
Soy Milk vs Rice Milk
A helpful comparison 

Not too long ago, when being a milkman was a career option, the only thing you could expect to drown your cereal in was whole cow's milk. Now, dairy milk comes in all sorts of varieties: whole milk, 2 percent, 1 percent, skim (fat-free), and even lactose-  free milk.  Read more here

"Stick Sponge" Environmental Sampling Tutorial 
Are you sampling correctly? 

The sponge stick allows collection without directly handling the sponge, which causes contamination of the sample.  This method is very popular in environmental sampling. Here's what you need to know so your sample is safe and packaged correctly. 
Watch the video  here

Osteoporosis: Nutrition and Children
Facts and Figures 

Osteoporosis Quick Facts:
  • Osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually (that's a fracture every 3 seconds)
  • It is estimated that osteoporosis affects 75 million people in Europe, USA and Japan
  • By 2025, the estimated number of hip fractures occurring worldwide in men will be similar to that observed in women in 1990
To read the rest of the article and to learn how nutrition plays a vital role in children's bone health, click  here.