About Marius Lixandru

Marius Lixandru is a highly experienced health author with a background in biology and chemistry. Born in 1984, he has always expressed interest in health and wellness, an inclination which has lead to his studies in human biology and chemistry. He has been fervently writing for this site since 2014 and continues to keep up with the newest technologies and advancements in medicine. He likes to share his personal medical experiences and health-related expertise. In his free time he loves walking, cycling and eating. Contact Us

Properties and Benefits of Non-Fat Milk

Skim milk

What is non-fat milk more exactly? By definition, it is milk with less than 0.5% fat (ironic because it often does have some fat, albeit very small amounts). The terms non-fat, fat-free, skim or skimmed milk are often used interchangeably to refer to milk with less than 0.5% fat. However, in some countries, the terms ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Non-Fat Milk

Properties and Benefits of Low-Fat Milk

Low fat milk

By definition, low-fat milk is milk from which some of the fat content has been removed. It is also called reduced-fat because it has a reduced fat content compared to whole milk. The main purpose of removing some of the fat is to produce a healthier dairy product that appeals to a more health-conscious segment ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Low-Fat Milk

Properties and Benefits of Whole Milk

Whole milk

What is whole milk? By definition, milk that has had nothing removed from it qualifies as whole. It may be processed to remove impurities (filtration), destroy microorganisms and increase shelf life (pasteurization) and improve taste and texture (homogenization) or improved at a nutritional scale through fortification, typically with vitamins. But in order for it to ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Whole Milk

Difference between Whole, Low-Fat and Non-Fat Milk

Whole milk vs low fat which is better

There’s 3.25%, there’s 2% and then there’s 1% milk. There’s also 6% and 1.8% and 0.1% as well as several other numbers in-between. But what do these percentages actually mean for your health and how exactly do they affect the nutritional value of the milk you choose to drink every so often? Can the partial ⭐ Continue ReadingDifference between Whole, Low-Fat and Non-Fat Milk

Difference between Regular, Low-Lactose and Lactose-Free Milk

Lactose free vs regular milk

If you frequently experience abdominal discomfort with bloating, cramps, flatulence, diarrhea, growling or rumbling stomach noises, even nausea and vomiting symptoms after drinking regular milk, then chances are you are lactose-intolerant. In simpler terminology, lactose intolerance means that you have a deficiency of the enzyme lactase in your smaller intestine. This enzyme is required to ⭐ Continue ReadingDifference between Regular, Low-Lactose and Lactose-Free Milk