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

Can Diabetics Drink Milk?

Diabetes milk

Diabetics can eat and drink just about anything they want, milk included, so long as they adapt their intake according to their individual nutritional requirements and the restrictions of their condition. Both whole and low-fat or skim milk are well tolerated in limited amounts, assuming the diabetic patient can digest dairy (is not lactose intolerant). ⭐ Continue ReadingCan Diabetics Drink Milk?

Does Chocolate Raise or Lower Blood Sugar?

Chocolate blood sugar

All foods that contain carbohydrates, chocolate included, will raise blood sugar levels, not lower them. But the extent to which they do so differs from food to food. The effects of chocolate on blood sugar are conditioned by the cocoa content of the product and portion size. The higher the cocoa content and the lower ⭐ Continue ReadingDoes Chocolate Raise or Lower Blood Sugar?